Midpen publishes a monthly e-newsletter with a quick look at the latest news and a brief overview of upcoming activities and public events. An expanded version is published on a quarterly basis and includes includes a full listing of docent-led activities and a message from the General Manager.

January 2017

Ceremonial circle on Mount Umunhum

Construction on Mount Umunhum

There are many facets to the work currently taking place to prepare Mount Umunhum for public access.Read more

Mountain Lion Activity

One or more mountain lions may live within and around Rancho San Antonio Open Space PreserveRead more
Team Patrol Participants

Team Trail Patrol

Team Trail Patrols send small groups of volunteers out on all trails in a preserve on a single day.Read more

Expressions of Gratitude

Midpen is so very grateful for the contributions of all our docents and volunteers!Read more

Volunteer Stewardship Partnership Programs

Midpen partners with local stewardship agencies on a variety of projects.Read more
Outdoor Activities

January Docent-led Activities

Every month, Midpen offers a wide variety of FREE docent-led activities throughout the preserves. Click through to find out more! January 1: Healthy New Year Resolution - Skyline Ridge January 1:...Read more

Winter 2016

Winter 2016 - Open Space Views

Flip through and read the full Winter newsletter online, or download a copy.Read more
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Creating Safe Passages

The District is at the initial phase of developing crossing structures for wildlife and humans across State Highway 17, between the town of Los Gatos and Bear Creek Road.Read more

Winter Wisdom

Decisions to close trails are based on current and predicted weather conditions. When visiting the preserves this winter, or any time of the year, please look for posted trail closure signs and...Read more

Winter 2016 Message from the General Manager

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Bridging Islands: Habitat, Culture and History

Many parts of the Bay Area are connected with spectacular, carefully engineered bridges that enhance commerce and the movement of people from home to work and back again.Read more

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