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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November 2019

November 2019 E-News

The days are getting shorter and the shadows longer as we move into fall. Read on for the latest news and ways to enjoy your Midpen preserves!Read more

October 2019

October 2019 E-News

Welcome fall! The leaves are beginning to change color, but the warm days will follow us into October. Get outside and discover new trails to trek, or look for bats and ghosts in open space. Read on...Read more

Fall 2019

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Fall 2019 - Open Space Views

A new trail connection, building a bat cave, working in a changing landscape and more in our fall newsletter.Read more

August 2019

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August 2019 e-News

There is a lot going on in your open space during the summer months. We’re expanding our fire prevention efforts in high-priority areas; reaching out for public input on regional trails, public...Read more

July 2019

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July 2019 - Plug Into Nature e-News

Summer is a great time to get outside. Join a docent-led activity or volunteer project, trek on a new trail, or track a turtle. You can also connect with your open space at a public workshop to learn...Read more

Summer 2019

Summer 2019 - Open Space Views

Learn about fire resiliency, celebrate five years of Measure AA accomplishments, and see preservation 30 years in the making.Read more

May 2019

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May 2019 - Plug Into Nature e-News

April showers brought stunning May flowers to Midpen open space preserves. Find out how to get outside and enjoy them in this month's e-news.Read more

April 2019

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April 2019 - Plug Into Nature E-news

Midpen has plenty of opportunities for you to celebrate, enjoy and help protect your public open space lands this spring.Read more

Spring 2019

Spring 2019 - Open Space Views

The hills are lush and green! Explore your backyard with Midpen docents, get the facts about forest ecology, learn about creek restoration and more.Read more

February 2019

bicyclist at Fremont Older

Plug Into Nature - February 2019

The abundant winter rains have turned Midpen’s preserves a lush green - see the latest news and opportunities to connect with Midpen and explore your local open space preservesRead more