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‘Slow Coast’ Will Stay Slow with Newly Protected Lands

May 21, 2014 by Elizabeth Devitt

For the first time in a century, the public will have access to two key sites along the Central Coast.


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.


Peninsula Open Space Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is a leading private, nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving the beauty, character and diversity of the San Francisco Peninsula landscape. Since its founding in 1977, the organization has been responsible for saving nearly 55,000 acres as permanent open space and parkland in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

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Rancho Corral de Tierra (GGNRA)

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Originally purchased by the Peninsula Open space Trust, this former ranch near Moss Beach was added to the Golden Gate ...

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Pillar Point Bluff

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff


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In Half Moon Bay, Three More Miles for Coastal Trail

October 01, 2011 by Aleta George

The Peninsula Open Space Trust has opened three more miles of the California Coastal Trail, which someday may run the entire 1,200-mile length of the coast. For now, there’s a great hike to be had between ocean cliffs and farm fields south of Half Moon Bay.

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Living Landscape Lives Large in South Bay

July 01, 2011 by Aleta George

Even with state park closure looming, South Bay land trusts and philanthropists are thinking big with a major new initiative to protect 80,000 acres from San Benito County to San Francisco.

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Love Peninsula Parks? Thank Audrey Rust!

May 27, 2011 by Beth Slatkin

After 24 years as executive director and president of the Peninsula Open Space Trust, Audrey Rust will retire on June 30. During her tenure, she built the organization into one of the most respected and influential local land trusts in the nation while protecting over 53,000 acres of natural and agricultural landscapes in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

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LandPath’s Bayer Farm, Santa Rosa

May 26, 2011 by Rick Bacigalupi

Join us for a tour of Bayer Farm, a small community farm in the Roseland neighborhood of Santa Rosa, CA. ...

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Rancho Corral de Tierra, Soon to Become Part of GGNRA

May 26, 2011 by Dan Rademacher

The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) purchased Rancho Corral de Tierra on Montara Mountain to protect it from development. Now ...

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