Trail Running: Going the Distance

Our board member Sean Dempsey ran 48 miles from his house in Los Altos to the Pacific Ocean. We couldn't believe it either, so we caught up with Sean to get the details firsthand.

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Indigenous Stewardship and Conservation In A Changing World

How did Native Americans influence the ecosystems of the Peninsula? What can we learn from those interactions and how do we apply what we are learning? Dr. Nicole Heller, our Director of Conservation Science, explores these questions and proposes a new approach to understanding our landscape.

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Planned Giving – My Gift for the Future

Judith L. Humburg is a long time supporter of POST. In this guest blog, hear why POST resonates with her values and the reasons she decided to make a gift for the future.

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Stewardship Stories: Farewell to the Root Down Barn

We're committed to improving agricultural infrastructure on the San Mateo coast. That's why we're rebuilding the historic Root Down Barn near Pescadero, CA. Enjoy this video, a first in a series on the rebuilding of this historic barn.

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Measures AA & A: What You Need to Know

It’s an exciting time to be a voter in the Bay Area, especially for nature lovers looking to make an impact. But before you cast your vote, here’s what you need to know.

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Farms Need Barns

Farms need barns, and working ones at that. Learn why and what we're doing to improve agricultural infrastructure on the Peninsula.

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Ant Squad to the Rescue

Twice a year a volunteer group called the “Ant Squad” comes together to survey Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve just West of Palo Alto, CA. This long-term monitoring team is helping us to better understand the long-term impact of invasive insects on natural systems.

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Watersheds of the Peninsula in 90 Seconds

Have you heard the term “watershed” before? Perhaps you know the term but can’t visually grasp what one is? In our latest video, Dr. Nicole Heller, POST’s Director of Conservation Science, explains our local watersheds, why they’re important and some of the best places to get out and explore them for yourself. Oh, and she does all that in 90 seconds!

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Conservation Easement Monitoring 101

Looking for a crash course on conservation easements and how they're monitored? This is the blog for you! Tiffany Edwards, our Conservation Project Manager, explains her work managing the many volunteers who make this work possible.

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Nature As Medicine

There is a growing body of scientific evidence confirming the healing powers of being in nature. This science confirms what we've always known; it feels good to be outside.

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