Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District General Manager, Steve Abbors © Jack Gescheidt

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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Lessons From Nature

Nature reminds us that nothing is static.Read more

The Essential Nature of Nature

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

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

Preserving and Caring for Natural and Working Lands

Midpen manages 100 square miles of diverse and dynamic natural and working lands encompassing bay wetlands, redwood forests, serpentine grasslands, oak woodlands and more.Read more


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

A Changing Landscape

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

Midpen’s Measure AA: An Investment in Your Community

Midpen’s public open space lands are preserved in perpetuity by and for the people.Read more

Realizing Your Vision for Open Space with Measure AA

Your Measure AA contributions to public open space help make our region a remarkable place to live.Read more
Nonette Hanko

Honoring a Trailblazer

As Nonette Hanko prepares to retire after 46 consecutive years on our board of directors, we are recognizing the trails she blazed that shape our region.Read more

Building Community

We are working to reach out and connect people of all backgrounds, ages and abilities to their public open space. By sharing the natural beauty, inspiration, clean air and water, unique biodiversity and tranquility these lands provide we are building community around shared values and outdoor...Read more


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