How to Fix A Landslide

On March 8th of last year, in the middle of a stormy night, a massive landslide occurred near the town Pescadero, CA. This is a story about what it takes to be good stewards of the land – to protect and care for our special open spaces. Dive in!

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Invasive Species 101

What are invasive species, and how do they impact our open spaces? Let's learn more about why they matter.

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Bringing Fire Back to the Land

In the fall of 2016, we supported a controlled fire at POST-protected San Vicente Redwoods. But this wasn't your typical wildfire. Dive into this blog to learn more!

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Data Driven Stewardship

Current research suggests that well-managed grass fed cattle operations can have a beneficial impact on local ecology. Could this be a win-win for cattle ranchers and conservationists?

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Yes, in my backyard!

When you picture “wildlife habitat” a backyard is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Dr. Nicole Heller, our Director of Conservation Science, shares her go-to rules for landscaping that will help native Californian species flourish.

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Understanding Butano Creek

We're working to reconnect Butano Creek near Pescadero, CA to approximately 100 acres of its historical floodplain. Here's what we're doing to gauge our success.

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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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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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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? We answer these questions and more...

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Only Connect

There are millions of protected acres in the Bay Area, but now our challenge is to connect these wild places. Mary Ellen Hannibal, nationally acclaimed Bay Area science, culture writer and guest blogger explores this topic in advance of her upcoming lecture with POST.

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