POST EVENTS

Peninsula Open Space Trust is postponing all in-person events and outings until further notice to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) under the direction of local health authorities. We look forward to gathering together with our community once it is safe to do so.

Until then, we’re offering fun, engaging and informative virtual events. We hope you’ll register to join our upcoming online events listed below, or view recordings of our past webinars on POST’s YouTube channel.

In addition to our free virtual events listed below, don’t miss our 2021 Wallace Stegner Lectures, featuring Dolores Huerta in conversation with Luis Valdez, Erin Brockovich, Michael Mann and José Andrés! Learn more.

June 25, 2021
Online Event - Jun 25, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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Join POST in welcoming Dr. Emily Taylor of Central Coast Snake Services to talk about the Pacific Rattlesnake.
July 9, 2021
Online Event - Jul 9, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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Join us for part two of this webinar series with Tanya Diamond and Ahiga Snyder from Pathways for Wildlife! During this session, the Pathways for Wildlife team will finish up their great two part seminar on wildlife tracking, as well as details about the extensive wildlife movement studies they are conducting along major wildlife corridors in the region.
July 16, 2021
Online Event - Jul 16, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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Join POST in welcoming US Geological Survey (USGS) researchers Richard Kim and Elliot Schoenig for an educational webinar on the San Francisco garter snake. The San Francisco garter snake is an endangered native to the Bay Area’s scattered wetland and coastal areas. Tune in to learn more about these snakes!
August 13, 2021
Online Event - Aug 13, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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Join us to learn about the past, present and future of Tunitas Creek Beach, soon to be the newest publicly accessible beach on the San Mateo Coast! 
June 11, 2021
Online Event - Jun 11, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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Join POST in welcoming local wildlife researchers Tanya Diamond and Ahiga Sandoval of Pathways for Wildlife to share practical wildlife tracking skills with our community. Sign-up one time to attend this two part webinar, with the first session occurring on Friday, June 11th and the second on Friday, July 9th.
May 28, 2021
May 28, 2021 - 6:30 P.M.
  • 6:30 P.M.
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Join Latino Outdoors, POST, and Elizabeth Jiménez Montelongo for a special poetry-writing event! “Migraciones Across Borders” is an opportunity for writers of all levels to gather as a community and write poetry together. We will reflect on wildlife, migrations, and borders. Writing prompts and sample verses will be provided for inspiration. Participants will be invited to read poetry written during the event.

The perspectives in this event are intended to be centered around Latinx experiences, and we are also welcoming those of other cultural backgrounds and identities to participate and reflect on the themes presented.
May 21, 2021
Online Event - May 21, 2021 - 7:00 P.M.
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Join POST and Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival: Virtual — a collection of short films that highlight environmental issues from across the country and tell inspiring stories of people and their relationships to nature. Watch the selections for free from the comfort of your own home.
April 6, 2021
Online Event - Apr 6, 2021 - 7:00 P.M.
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José Andrés is a Michelin-starred, James Beard Award-winning Spanish-American chef. He is the author of three cookbooks and the New York Times best-selling book We Fed an Island, which describes how Andrés and his team cooked for hundreds of thousands of hungry Americans in Puerto Rico after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Andrés advocates for sustainability in the restaurant industry and his line of restaurants includes many that are focused on serving sustainably grown and harvested foods. He will joined in conversation by local chef and restaurateur Jesse Cool as part of POST's annual Wallace Stegner Lectures
March 19, 2021
Online Event - Mar 19, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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Join us for an educational webinar featuring Andrea Williams, Director of Biodiversity Initiatives at the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) who will share her extensive knowledge about Bay Area wildflowers.

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