Refuge Among the Urban California Oaks

Weeks of sheltering in place take its toll. One POST staff member has found refuge among the oaks.

Posted on By Matt Dolkas
Yes, We’re Sure There Are Ewok Villages in the Santa Cruz Mountains

This May 4th, who knows, you just might find an Ewok Village in our redwood forests.

Posted on By Justin Garland
Bear Creek Redwoods: The South Bay’s New Redwood Park

Just three miles south of Los Gatos lies Bear Creek Redwoods. Find hiking information and learn about the preserve's story here.

Posted on By Justin Garland
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.

Posted on By Justin Garland
Hike to an Old-growth Redwood

In the warm days of summer, escape the heat with a visit to one of the Bay Area's oldest redwood trees.

Posted on By Blair Friedeman
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