Snowy Plover: This Adorable Bird Needs Your Attention

The snowy plover has been pushed to the brink of extinction. But there's hope at the newly protected Tunitas Creek Beach near Half Moon Bay. Learn more!

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A New Era for Redwood Forests in the Santa Cruz Mountains

We have great news! We recently protected 937 acres of redwood forest in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This land is now forever protected and will serve as a refuge for wildlife. Learn more here.

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Where to Find Spring Wildflowers

Want to see the spring bloom? Learn where to go and find information on 30 local flowers with our handy wildflower guide!

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Best ‘Instagrammable’ Places on the Peninsula and in the South Bay

We're lucky to live close to some seriously "instagrammable" places here in the Bay Area. Here are a few of our favorites.

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How to Spot Poison Oak Before it Spots You

Do you know what poison oak looks like? Learn how to identify poison oak and what to do if your exposed.

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Rewilding Barrett Canyon

When we protected 326-acres in Barrett Canyon, we acquired a bit of mess. Learn how we restored this canyon and prepared it for the public.

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San Mateo Coast: Coastal Community Update

Read more about POST's efforts to ensure the future of farming, the livelihood of community members and coast's rural character.

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What Will Happen to Bair Island with Sea Level Rise?

Dr. Peter Cowan, POST's Director of Conservation Science, visited Bair Island during the winter King Tides. It was a glimpse into the future. Here's what he found.

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What to Wear for a Winter Hike

It a beautiful time to be out hiking our local trails. But before you go, here are some tips on what to wear and how to stay warm. Dig in!

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Our Favorite Wheelchair Accessible & Easy Access Trails

You might be surprised at how many wheelchair accessible trails there are on the Peninsula and in the South Bay. The hard part is knowing where to go and when. Here are a few of our staff's favorites.

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