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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 19, 2019
  • Cowell-Purisima Coastal Trail
  • 2:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join POST on a beautiful, 7.2-mile walk along the Cowell-Purisima Trail that POST helped to create by protecting adjacent farmland. After walking most of the 3.6-mile bluff top trail, we'll turn around to catch the sunset on the way back.
January 20, 2019
  • La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve
  • 9:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Event Details
Join POST for a moderate 6-mile hike through the open, rolling grasslands of Lower La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve. Managed by MidPen, this preserve features forests and redwoods to the North and hilly grassland to the South. It's a great spot to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Mix with other nature lovers and hikers, learn about the Land from a great docent, and maybe we'll even walk by some grazing cattle!

No dogs are allowed on this community hike.
January 26, 2019
  • 420 S 1st St, San Jose, CA 95172
  • 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
  • 40
Event Details
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
Event Details
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!

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