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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Spring 2021

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5 Easy-Access Midpen Trails for All to Enjoy

Five diverse, easy-access outings people of all ages and abilities can enjoy this spring.Read more
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Coexisting with Cougars

New Midpen research underway in preserves near urban areasRead more
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Your Measure AA Funds at Work for Open Space

Progress on Midpen Vision Plan priority projects.Read more

Message from the General Manager Spring 2021


Nature is Essential

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

February 2021

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February 2021 e-news

February is a month on the edge — leaving winter and welcoming spring.Read more

January 2021

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January 2021 E-News

The new year brings early flowers, burrowing owls and badgers, and a new way to enjoy the view at El Sereno Open Space Preserve. Learn about ongoing projects, find out about upcoming virtual events...Read more

Winter 2020

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Winter 2020 - Open Space Views

New trail connections, restoring waterways, lessons from nature and more in our winter newsletter.Read more

Winter 2020 Message from the General Manager

Lessons From Nature

Nature reminds us that nothing is static.Read more

November 2020

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November 2020 E-News

This month we highlight Ravenswood Open Space Preserve and share how we're working to protect critical habitats. Read on to discover what's new at Midpen — learn about ongoing projects...Read more

October 2020

Midpen fire-trained staff at the CZU August fire

October 2020 E-News

Discover what's new at Midpen as we move into the fall — learn about ongoing projects, find out about upcoming virtual events and get public meeting updates.Read more