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.
Want to escape the heat, but still be outside? This 6 mile out-and-back hike meanders through dense forest and is almost completely shaded, making it ideal for a hot day.
In 2009, POST purchased the 966-acre Rancho San Vicente from private developers and it's now open to the public for all to enjoy as part of Calero County Park. Here's one of our staff member's favorite hikes in this preserve.
Fisher Creek flows through the heart of Coyote Valley. We knew this creek was important for the movement of wildlife, but just how important has surprised us. Find the story here.
Coyote Valley, south of San Jose, is the link that provides wildlife in our area with the room to roam. That's why, earlier this month, we protected 30-acre Fisher Flats - the beginning of our work to build a network of protected lands in the Coyote Valley. Learn more here!
Did you know that we have badgers in our open spaces? It's true! Let's take a look inside the underground lives of these elusive critters.
Sean Dempsey, POST board member and ultra runner, ran 32 miles through South Bay open spaces. Read his story and find out why he almost didn't make it.