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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February 2016

Save the Date(s)!

There are lots of events and activities coming up in the next few months, so mark your calendar!Read more

Ready for the Big Game?

In between the local events and games, remember the open spaces are here for you when you need a break.Read more

January 2016

Annual Report

Check out the recently-released Annual Report and get a preview of next year which will include more openings and trails!Read more

Featured Activities in January

San Francisco Bay is the largest estuary on the Pacific Coast and millions of birds stop here every winter as they migrate along the great Pacific Flyway, a bird flight path in the sky.Read more

Coastal Protection Program Update

As of January 2016, the District has purchased or protected 10,409 acres of open space and agricultural land in the coastal area, expanded its grazing program, added public access areas, and has...Read more

For Fun Guys and Gals

January is unofficially Fungus Appreciation Month at Midpen. Volunteer docents are offering three different fungi exploration activities this month.Read more

Spring 2021 Message from the General Manager


Nature is Essential

The nature we perhaps had taken a bit for granted, is now front and center.Read more

Winter 2020 Message from the General Manager

Lessons From Nature

Nature reminds us that nothing is static.Read more

Fall 2020 Message from the General Manager

The Essential Nature of Nature

Across the Bay Area, our passion for nature is indisputable.Read more

Summer 2020 Message from the General Manager

When We Need it Most, Nature Helps Us Heal

In times of stress, people need a healthy outlet to decompress and a place to find solace and a new perspective to keep moving forward.Read more