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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Summer 2016

Grand Opening of Mindego Hill

It is clear to see why Mindego Hill, with its emerald green flanks and panoramic vistas, has been called the “crown jewel of the 
San Mateo Coastside”.Read more

Seventh Annual Photo Contest Winners

Thanks to all who participated in the photo contest this year!Read more

Introducing Our New Bond Oversight Committee

Seven members were selected by the Board of Directors to serve a one-year term.Read more

Rancho San Antonio Construction

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is getting ready to build a flood detention basin at Rancho San Antonio County Park.Read more

Bringing Young People to the Forest

This past fall, Midpen and Save the Redwoods League started a new field trip program for high school students in an effort to connect more young people to the preservesRead more

For Your Health

Learn about the health benefits of nature.Read more

Summer 2016 Message from the General Manager

Giving Nature a Helping Hand

This past spring, we celebrated several Grand Openings. As different as the two locations are—one nestled in the mountains and the other, along the bay—they have much in common.Read more

May 2016

Wingding Family Fest

Wingding Family Fest - 2016

Join us on Saturday, May 21 for a day of adventure, science, birding, hiking, and discovery! Play all day or just stay awhile! Learn about local birds, insects, and bats - their habitats and ecology.Read more
Sudden Oak Death Blitz

Get Involved with Citizen Science

Join us at SOD Blitz events in May to gather information on Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Midpen preserves.Read more
Checkerspot butterfly © Karl Gohl

The ABCs of Midpen Activities

Connect with others in open space for a letter-perfect experience. Each month Midpen offers a wide variety of FREE docent-led activities throughout the preserves.Read more