October 25, 2017
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join our friends at MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District for a moderately-paced, exercise-focused hike on trails with beautiful scenery. “Scenic Aerobic” hikes are offered at different preserves every second and fourth Wednesday. The route of each hike will be determined by the docents based on current trail and weather conditions.
October 28, 2017
  • El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve
  • 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Event Details
Witness the effect of centuries of nature at work in this beautiful Preserve including an 1,800 year old redwood tree and a rock whose formation started millions of years ago. Join docents to explore the densely wooded Sierra Morena, Fir, Tafoni, and Resolution Trails with an elevation gain of 800 - 1,000 feet. You’ll stop for lunch at the vista point where you’ll enjoy a lovely view before heading back on the same route.
October 29, 2017
  • Markegard Family Grass-fed Ranch
  • 12:30 P.M.
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Event Details
Join POST's sustainable ranching partners Markegard Family Grass-fed for an afternoon on their Half Moon Bay coastal ranch to celebrate the newly released memoir by Doniga Markegard, "Dawn Again: Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild." Lunch by local favorite Tim Edmonds.
November 5, 2017
  • Calero County Park
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details
Just south of San Jose on the west side of Santa Clara Valley, Calero is one of the region’s most beautiful oak woodlands. Join us for a 5 mile hike at the end of the day, when the park's grassy hilltops will be bathed light from the sunset!
November 19, 2017
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Event Details
On this 5-mile excursion, you'll hike from the Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve to the top of the POST-protected Mindego Hill and back. Enjoy the sunset with views up and down the Santa Cruz Mountains from one of the most prominent peaks in the range!

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October 18, 2017
  • Skyline Ridge Preserve
  • 10:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Event Details
Our partners MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District will be hosting an Explorer Hike to enjoy the autumn season out in the open space. You’ll head to a chestnut farm in the less explored area of this Preserve with docents. On this leisurely-paced hike along the Tree Farm Trail with only a minor elevation change, you’ll enjoy fall colors, birds on the pond, and many berries and other seeds as the flowers, shrubs, and trees finish this year’s reproductive cycle.
October 14, 2017
  • Bair Island
  • 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
Event Details
Come witness this historical wetland restoration in process with our friends at Bair Island. On this 1.5 mile walk along the new flat trail hear the story of the transformation of Bair Island back into a healthy tidal marsh.
October 8, 2017
  • Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
  • 3:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.
Event Details
On this 5-mile excursion, you'll hike from the Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve to the top of the POST-protected Mindego Hill and back. Enjoy the sunset with views up and down the Santa Cruz Mountains from one of the most prominent peaks in the range!
September 30, 2017
  • Huddart Park
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Event Details
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), San Mateo County Parks, and Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Parks for a fun morning with your children, surrounded by trees and nature at Huddart Park! Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will lead activities tailored for kids ages 2-10, as well as a longer nature walk for older kids and adults of all ages.
September 9, 2017
  • Castro Street, Mountain View
Event Details
The 46th Annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival is on September 9-10.

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