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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January 2020

hikers at Picchetti Ranch Preserve

January 2020 E-news

Welcome in the New Year in open space! Experience the wonders of water in Midpen preserves, help badgers and burrowing owls, go green or discover a new preserve on a free docent-led hike. Plus, get...Read more

Winter 2019

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Winter 2019 - Open Space Views

Watersheds in winter, celebrating 15 years on the coast, open space community and more in our winter newsletter.Read more

Winter 2019 Message from the General Manager


Nature is one of our best teachers, showing us how all living things are part of a larger community.Read more

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

Fall 2019 Message from the General Manager

A Changing Landscape

Nature is one of our best teachers, showing us how all living things are part of a larger community.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