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.

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a leafless California buckeye

Nature in July

Look for California buckeyes dropping leaves and going dormant in the summer months.Read more
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Midpen Extends South Bay Greenbelt

Midpen recently expanded El Sereno Open Space Preserve, one of the agency’s oldest preserves, to more than 1,600 acres.Read more
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Safely Celebrating the Fourth of July

Midpen preserves close a half-hour after sunset.Read more
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Tafoni Trails and Tunes

Join Midpen Interpretive Specialist Ellen Tjosvold and California State Parks Interpreter Alex Trudelle to explore two unique tafoni sandstone formations in the Santa Cruz Mountains.Read more
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Project Updates - July 2020

Updates on ongoing Midpen projects.Read more

Free Virtual Events - July 2021

Join us at an upcoming virtual event!Read more
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Ridgeline Protection - Board Meeting Update

Enforcement rights of the Ridgeline Easement held by the county on Lehigh Quarry lands that are adjacent to Rancho San Antonio County Park and Open Space PreserveRead more
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2020 Greenhouse Gas Inventory - Board Meeting

The 2020 greenhouse gas inventory estimates Midpen has reduced emissions by 23%, ahead of our 2022 goal.Read more
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Redwood Forest Conservation - Board Meeting

Join us to hear local redwood conservation stories and case studies from our regional partners who care for forests: Save the Redwoods, Sempervirens Fund, California State Parks and the Peninsula Open Space Trust.Read more
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