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Partners Make it Possible – How We’re Preparing for Climate Change
Climate change is making our land stewardship work more complicated. But we're rising to the challenge by banding together to protect this amazing place we call home. Learn more here.
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A Family Hike on San Jose’s Coyote Creek Trail
This South Bay hike along the Coyote Creek Trail is a perfect spot to escape with the whole family—there's a playground for kids and you can bring the dog! Learn more here.
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The Future of Fire in California
What does the future hold for fire in California and how can we best prepare for it here on the Peninsula and in the South Bay? Learn more here.
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Choose Your Own Adventure at Windy Hill
Looking for a hike with options for your group? The top of Windy Hill has it all: loads of route options, difficulties, great views and close to Highway 35. Learn more here.
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Upcoming Events

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January 26, 2019
  • 420 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95172
  • 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • 40
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Join us for a delicious, casual farm-to-table dinner in the heart of downtown San Jose. POST is joining forces with Forager Tasting Room to spice up your January calendar with great music and a winter meal featuring local food from Markegard Family Grassfed, Pie Ranch and Alvarado Street Brewery. In addition to music, you'll also be entertained with a short talk featuring local rancher and author Doniga Markegard. She'll share stories from her new book "Dawn Again," which chronicles her journey to become an accomplished wildlife tracker. All are welcomed to stop in for free. Those who wish to join for dinner and a drink may purchase tickets online or at the venue for $40 per person.
February 3, 2019
  • Bair Island
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Enjoy a leisurely stroll through inner Bair Island. This interpretive walk features restored marshlands, more than 30 species of native plants, and plenty of birds. Bring binoculars!
February 9, 2019
  • Rancho Cañada del Oro
  • 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
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Tucked away in the backcountry of South San Jose are the glorious rolling grasslands, oak woodland ridges, and sage chaparral of Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve, next to Calero County Park.

Come hike this beautiful land with POST, on a trail that will take you through many of the preserve's landmarks. You'll be led by a POST representative who'll share details about the natural history of the park, and why the site is so special.
February 12, 2019
  • Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
  • 8:00 P.M.
  • 40
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Join us for an engaging talk with environmental activist and feminist Dr. Vandana Shiva as part of POST's annual Wallace Stegner Lectures. Her talk will focus on how women of diverse backgrounds from around the world are playing a central role in important environmental initiatives.

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