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Joseph D. Grant Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Explore the majestic oaks, grasslands, and the winter regreening of the hills or showy spring wildflower displays at this large

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A Muddy Race at Mount Hamilton

October 21, 2011 by Paul Epstein

On October 9, 805 teams of two, 100 individuals, and 220 children, along with hundreds of volunteers from local civic organizations, a crack team of event organizers, and thousands of cheering fans gathered at Joseph D. Grant County Park in the Mount Hamilton area of San Jose. They came to run. They came to bike. They came to get dirty.

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Three Peaks, One Day, No Car

June 13, 2011 by Carly Peltier

This coming weekend, you could count yourself among an elite few folks who use only bicycles and mass transit to summit the Bay Area’s three major peaks in one day. Or join in for just one or two. Or follow along and learn just how far you can get without a car.

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The Herd Shot Round the Bay

January 01, 2008 by John Muir Laws

In a few spots in the Bay Area, you can get a glimpse of our state’s signature grazer: the tule elk.

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Old Hills, New Economies

April 01, 2001 by David Rains Wallace

The vast expanse of rugged country east of high-tech Santa Clara Valley, crowned by the Bay Area’s highest peak, has been a refuge for wild species—humans included—for a very long time.

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