Vida Verde: Enabling the Transformational Power of Nature

Learn how POST helped support the work of Vida Verde, a nonprofit getting the Bay Area's urban youth into our open spaces.

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The Surprising Science of “Fairy Rings”

For decades, researchers thought the trees within a redwood "fairy ring" were genetically identical. But it turns out that's not always the case. Learn why that matters.

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7 Summer Activities To Check Off Your List

Want to make the most of the summer season? Here are seven of our favorite summer activities to check off your list.

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Our Favorite Redwood Hikes

We're lucky to live close to so many towering groves of redwood trees. But let's be honest, we all have our favorites. Here are our top four.

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Bike Ride: Go Cruisin’ at Crystal Springs

Looking for a way to get outside on two wheels? This 12-mile ride has something for everyone: a little history, great views and a moderate trail.

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Citizen Science: Discover the Biodiversity Under Our Noses

You too can become a citizen scientist and help protect our open spaces. Here's how we suggest you get started!

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Barrett Canyon: A Vital Link Protected

POST is thrilled to protect 326 acres of Barrett Canyon, south of the Almaden Reservoir. Learn how this acquisition helps connect 31,000 acres of protected open spaces!

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Finding San Jose’s Lost Wetland

One of the largest freshwater wetlands was once on the outskirts of downtown San Jose. Hear the story and see what an old map can teach us about today's landscape.

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5 Best Trails for Easy Hikes

Looking for easy hikes—ones the whole family can enjoy? Here are five of our favorite easy trails through POST-protected open spaces. Enjoy!

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What to Pack for Your Next Hike

It’s prime time for exploring our great outdoors. Before you walk out the door, here are the essentials you’ll want for your adventure.

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