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A Gift for Future Generations
Kelly Runyon, POST donor and stewardship volunteer, explains his reasons for dedicating his time and resources to our local open spaces. Hear his story.
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Fighting for Salmon in San Vicente Creek
Coho salmon in San Vicente Creek near Davenport are on the brink of extinction. We're fighting for the survival of these fish. Here's our story.
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Fisher Creek: A Lifeline for Wildlife
Fisher Creek flows through the heart of Coyote Valley. We knew this creek was important for the movement of wildlife, but just how important has surprised us. Find the story here.
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Where to Find 10 Big Redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains
Here we share a map that shows you where to find some of the biggest and old trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains. See these giants for yourself!
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Upcoming Events

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April 28, 2018
  • Cowell Purisima Trail - Half Moon Bay
  • 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Event Details
Update: Sorry, this event is sold out.

Join us for a beautiful, 6 mile walk along the Cowell Purisima Trail which Peninsula Open Space Trust helped create by protecting adjacent farmland. After walking most of the 3.6 bluff top mile trail, we’ll turn around and catch the sunset on the way back.
May 5, 2018
  • Gilroy Gardens
  • 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
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Join our friends at Silicon Valley Clean Energy in supporting local high school teams at SVCE’s electric bike building scholarship competition. This event will also feature a clean commuting fair and the first 100 guests will receive a free ticket to Gilroy Gardens!
May 6, 2018
  • Huddart Park
  • 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Event Details
Update: We are now over capacity for this event, but you may join the waitlist to be notified if we are able to take on more guests!

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.
May 12, 2018
  • Wavecrest Open Space, Half Moon Bay
  • 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join the California Academy of Sciences, Peninsula Open Space Trust, and the Coastside Land Trust on May 12th in support of Bay Area biodiversity and conservation! We are recruiting a large team of volunteers to help with a bioblitz effort at the Wavecrest Open Space in Half Moon Bay. So join us, and help document the wildlife and native plants that are present on the property and explore the fantastic diversity among the sand dunes, coastal prairie and coastal scrub!

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