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.

March 9, 2021
Online Event - Mar 9, 2021 - 7:00 P.M.
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Dr. Michael E. Mann is Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State, with joint appointments in the Department of Geosciences and the director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center (ESSC). He is the author of more than 200 peer-reviewed and edited publications, numerous op-eds and commentaries, and five books. Dr. Mann will be joining us to speak on the path forward on climate change as part of POST's annual Wallace Stegner Lectures.
March 5, 2021
Online Event - Mar 5, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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In this webinar Richard Tejeda, Founder of Saved By Nature, will provide an overview of the native fish we have in our local watersheds on the SF Peninsula and in the South Bay, including local salmon and trout species. An avid angler, fish conservationist and environmental educator, Richard will share the characteristics and ecology of our most common native fish species. We'll discuss where these fish live, where they used to live, and some stories of the restoration work that is underway to restore their habitat. 
March 3, 2021
Mar 3, 2021
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Register for free at-home screening access to view "The Guardians" from Oct 23-25. "The Guardians", a documentary film by Ben Crosbie and Tessa Moran, elegantly interweaves the lives of the iconic monarch butterfly with an indigenous community in Mexico. Both depend on the same ancient forest for their survival and now face an uncertain future. 
February 23, 2021
Online Event - Feb 23, 2021 - 7:00 P.M.
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Erin Brockovich will speak as part of POST's annual Wallace Stegner Lectures. While working as a file clerk at a Los Angeles law firm in 1992, Erin Brockovich uncovered documents that ultimately led to more than 600 residents of Hinkley, California, filing a lawsuit against utility giant PG&E. Since then, Erin has worked on a host of a environmental issues across the country. Erin is a believer in the power of people. She will share inspiring stories of how bringing people together to address environmental issues can have an enormous impact.
February 12, 2021
Online Event - Feb 12, 2021 - Noon - 1 p.m.
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Join POST in welcoming author Mary Ellen Hannibal to discuss why the Bay Area is a biodiversity hotspot!

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