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Will This Be Another Bad Year for Fire in California?
To learn more about the wildfire forecast for this year, we sat down with Dr. Peter Cowan, our Director of Conservation Science. Here's what he had to say.
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Where to Go Stargazing This Summer
Summer nights are practically invitations to go stargazing. To help with your night sky explorations, we’ve compiled some tips on where to go and what to look for.
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Short Hikes for Hot Days
Five short hiking trails that are especially great for those blisteringly hot summer days.
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Why Saving Coyote Valley is So Important
The protection of Coyote Valley, just south of San Jose, is a top priority for our organization. Here's why.
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Upcoming Events

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August 24, 2019
  • Pillar Point Bluff
  • 3:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
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Come enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the ocean on this easy, family-friendly 3-mile hike! Explore the Jean Lauer Trail and hear about the history of this beautiful trail and the role that POST played in protecting this bluff.
September 14, 2019
  • Hillsdale High School Theater
  • 6:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
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Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and San Mateo County Parks for a free movie screening of the film "Wilder than Wild" and a discussion of local efforts to manage open space and forest lands to reduce wildfire risk.
September 21, 2019
  • La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve
  • 4:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
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Have you experienced the beauty of La Honda in the evening? This sunset hike is the perfect reason to do so! This ~6-mile hike is moderate to strenuous and truly beautiful. Register now!

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