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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May 2021

Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report Accepted

On April 14, the Midpen board of directors accepted the findings of the Measure AA Bond Oversight Committee that bond expenditures for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 (FY20) conform...Read more

April 2021

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See the full April 2021 e-news

See the full April 2021 e-news here or browse below for articles of interest.Read more
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April Nature: Butterflies and Moths

As the weather warms and the flowers bloom, pollinators including butterflies and moths begin to emerge as well.Read more

Be Polite to the Poppies

Wildflowers are slowly beginning to bloom in Midpen preserves.Read more
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Poetry in the Preserves

Celebrating the close relationship between poetry and nature.Read more
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Take a Triple Loop Hike!

Discover seven points of interest curated by our Docent Naturalists along the trail in Los Trancos Open Space Preserve.Read more
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An Ode to our Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Appreciation Week, join us in thanking our Midpen volunteers!Read more
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Be a Community Scientist

Help prevent the spread of sudden oak death.Read more

Spring 2021

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Spring 2021 - Open Space Views

Download and read the full 2021 spring newsletter.Read more
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People & Plants Persevere on an Island in the Sky

Slow-growing native plants are reclaiming their home among rocky sandstone and serpentine soils atop one of the highest peaks in the Bay AreaRead more