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22Nov 17
Trail Progress

Trail Progress

It’s not visible on the ground yet, but we are making progress on our plans to build miles of trails throughout the county. Our San Vicente Redwoods Access Plan is entering its final stages of review – this round by…

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07Nov 17
Railbanking = No Rail Ever

Railbanking = No Rail Ever

Proponents of a trail-only approach to the rail corridor tell us that we can “save the tracks” for later use through something called railbanking. I’ve even heard a few people say, it’s been done hundreds of times, which is a…

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03Nov 17
Surfers and Cowboys

Surfers and Cowboys

Last week three of our staff attended the national land trust conference in Denver. Back here I found myself thinking about the very different geographies of Colorado and our county and about surfers and cowboys – the icons of these…

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17Oct 17
Win-Win For San Vicente Redwoods

Win-Win For San Vicente Redwoods

GUEST POST by Neal Sharma of Peninsula Open Space Trust In the world of land stewardship, sometimes things just come together. It seems rare, but it happens on occasion. Those times deserve to be celebrated! Last summer, we had a great…

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03Oct 17
Rail Trail Meetings Galore

Rail Trail Meetings Galore

The Rail Trail plan may have been adopted after years of public input – but there’s a lot more opportunities for input now that work on various segments is moving along. There were two meetings last week on the North…

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14Sep 17
Top 10 Reasons to Build the Rail Trail

Top 10 Reasons to Build the Rail Trail

We’ve been talking to a lot of people about the Rail Trail lately. Someone asked me for the top three reasons to build it. See if you can pick my top 3 reasons from this list. Yeah, if you ask,…

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13Sep 17
Come Volunteer With Us!

Come Volunteer With Us!

This summer we added a new volunteer section to our website – check it out! We’re looking for volunteers to help us on the land – at our annual work days (sign up for e-updates to hear about opportunities) –…

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28Aug 17
Conservationist of the Year John Laird

Conservationist of the Year John Laird

Last weekend, at our Annual Conservation Circle Garden Party, the Land Trust presented John Laird with our 2017 Conservationist of the Year Award. Board member Patty Quillin, who hosted the event at her home, gave him the award in recognition…

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