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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Winter 2016

Picchetti Ranch ©Katherine Jen

Green Bonds Save Residents Millions

In September 2016, Midpen sold approximately $57.5 million in green bonds to refinance existing bond debt.Read more
Ana Ruiz

Volunteer Appreciation

On September 21, 2016, Assistant General Manager Ana Ruiz delivered a rousing speech at the Annual Volunteer Recognition Event.Read more

November 2016

Mindego Hill

2015-16 Accomplishments 

The report includes major and notable projects and milestones that were completed as part of the Action Plan as well as those relating to unanticipated projects.Read more

Redwoods and Climate Change

This fall, students will visit Purisima Creek Redwoods for a field learning experience.Read more

Permanente Creek Flood Protection

The Santa Clara County Water District (SCVWD) is scheduled to begin construction on the Rancho San Antonio Park flood detention basin in December.Read more
Daniels Nature Center

Nature Center Fall Hours

Visit the Daniels Nature Center before it closes for the winter.Read more

Layer up for fall weather

Expanding your wardrobe for fall? Consider a cozy fleece Midpen vest!Read more
Outdoor Activities

November Docent-led Activities

Every month, Midpen offers a wide variety of FREE docent-led activities throughout the preserves.Read more

October 2016


Grazing on Open Space Land

Watch our new video to find out more about Conservation Grazing and how to share the trails.Read more
Mount Umunhum Construction

Construction on Mount Umunhum

Construction has begun to improve the road and summit of Mount Umunhum so that we can open it to the public.Read more