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The Bay to Sea Trail: A Journey in the Making
11 partner organizations and agencies have committed to building a continuous trail from the San Francisco Bay to the ocean.
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5 Regional Trails For You to Explore in the Bay Area
Since 1977, POST has been working to create and connect regional trails throughout our open spaces. Learn more about how to experience them for yourself here.
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The Superhero of Lizards?
Their name makes them sound completely dull: western fence lizard. But that’s just what they want you to think.
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Get to Know Native Bees of the Santa Cruz Mountains with Obi Kaufmann
You don't have to go far to find native California species. Here are a few local pollinators right out your door.
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Upcoming Events

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June 3, 2020
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Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) for a talk with Valentin Lopez, Tribal Chair of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Valentin will discuss the tribe's history, current projects, and the film "Umunhum," recently included in POST's production of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. The film describes the literal and symbolic restoration of Mount Umunhum, the site of the tribe's creation story located in the South Bay.
June 12, 2020
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Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and California State Parks for a three-part webinar series delivered by Mark Hylkema, California State Parks Archaeologist and Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at Foothill College. Mark will draw from over 40 years of experience studying the history of California native people, focusing on Indigenous cultures of the Peninsula and the South Bay.
June 19, 2020
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Ethnobotany and Land Stewardship
California ecosystems have evolved with thoughtful active management by diverse human communities over thousands of years. This session will examine some of the interactions Indigenous Peoples of the Bay Area had with with our landscape. We will highlight specific plant and animal relationships, as well as stewardship practices using examples from our local landscape. 
June 20, 2020
  • Cloverdale Coastal Ranches
  • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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Enjoy the natural beauty of the coast by joining Peninsula Open Space Trust on a bike ride around POST-protected lands on the San Mateo Coast!

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