Latest from Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Peninsula Measure Would Get People onto More Public Lands

May 14, 2014 by Autumn Sartain

Election coverage: Almost half of Midpen's lands are closed to the public, but that could change if Peninsula voters approve funding for projects.

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Preparing a Mountaintop to Welcome Back Birds — and People

February 12, 2014 by Rachel Diaz-Bastin

After years of demolition and cleanup, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District installed nesting boxes for rare purple martins at the top of Mount Umunhum. Preparing the summit for the martins marks a special moment in the restoration process -- of the completion of the demolition phase and a celebration of the summit’s rebirth as a habitat and natural wonder.

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Imagining the Future of Regional Open Space

October 25, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

After four decades of preserving open space in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) is undertaking a vision planning process, that will guide its work for the next 15-20 years. What do you want for the future of open space?

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Resting with the hummingbirds at Mount Umunhum

October 22, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Rising 3,486 feet above Los Gatos in the South Bay, Mount Umunhum is throwing off its cloak of secrecy under the military to become the Bay Area's newest destination peak.

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MidPen brings cattle back to the land

September 06, 2012 by Lisa M. Krieger

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is embarking on it’s first major foray into managing rangelands with the planning of ...

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Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The district, often called MROSD or just Midpen, manages some 50,000 acres of open space on the Peninsula and down into the South Bay, with 25 open space preserves.

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Windy Hill Open Space Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

The preserve features open grassland ridges and forests of redwood, fir, and oak, and a short uphill hike rewards visitors with spectacular views of the bay.

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Thornewood Open Space Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

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Teague Hill Open Space Preserve

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This preserve is only minimally accessible. One designated trail that touches Teague Hill Preserve and there are no plans in ...

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Stevens Creek Nature Study Area

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

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