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21Feb 18
Our Red White and Blue Beach Offer

Our Red White and Blue Beach Offer

Earlier this week, Red White and Blue Beach had its fifteen minutes of fame. Stories on the sale of this 170-acre property appeared in the Sentinel, Mercury News, and on KPIX TV. A member of the Edwards family selling the…

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16Feb 18
Another Mountain Lion Killed on 17

Another Mountain Lion Killed on 17

We heard this week that another mountain lion was hit and killed on Highway 17, near Vine Hill Road, two miles from where the wildlife crossing will be built. A three year-old male. Our staff and partners (Pathways for Wildlife,…

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31Jan 18
40 Years, 14,000 Acres

40 Years, 14,000 Acres

That’s a lot of land – and most of it (12,000+ acres) has been protected in the past ten years. During our first 30 years we protected two properties that have become defacto public parks (Antonelli Pond and the Byrne-Milliron…

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24Jan 18
Rail Trail Overcomes Another Obstacle

Rail Trail Overcomes Another Obstacle

It feels like a weekly event: another meeting where opponents of the Rail Trail throw another obstacle in front of it and say, “Another obstacle, let’s quit.” This week’s obstacle was thrown into the mix by New Leaf Market on…

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17Jan 18
Our Board: Some Step Down, Others Step Up

Our Board: Some Step Down, Others Step Up

Last week our Board and staff “celebrated” (not quite the right word) the retirement of four board members. I realized as I looked around the room that only three of our fourteen board members were here when I started in…

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05Jan 18
The Land Trust Turns 40!

The Land Trust Turns 40!

On January 5, 1978 a small group of people gave birth to our little nonprofit. It was the year after the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) was formed and the same year Save Our Shores came into being. It was…

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31Dec 17
Bikes and Trains Go Together, like…

Bikes and Trains Go Together, like…

The other day I overheard a little back-and-forth between a trail-only advocate and a Rail Trail supporter. The trail-only guy had been to Europe in the summer and wanted great bike trails like the ones he rode there. The Rail…

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27Dec 17
A Gift for Wildlife

A Gift for Wildlife

We received a gift of stock the other day (yes, you can donate stock. Here’s how). Along with the stock, the donors also sent the picture above, which was taken with a wildlife camera on their Bonny Doon property. These donors…

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