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February 2023

We're all about love in this issue: love for our heart-themed plants, love for your photo submissions, and love for newts! See this and more in our Valentine's-themed edition of Plug Into Nature.

 

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January 2023

Creating Midpen's 27th preserve, new amenities and experiences for La Honda Creek Preserve, a farewell to our outgoing board members, and a Bay Area native flower that smells like wine can all be seen in our first newsletter of 2023! 

 

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Winter Views 2022-2023

Learn about the potential creation of a new, large Midpen preserve near Pescadero, the reopening of Alpine Road Trail, the potential for upcoming trail closures due to mountain lion research, and get updates on other restoration, agricultural and public access projects in the works. Plus keep an eye out for our brand-new documentary airing on NBC Bay Area later this month. 

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November 2022

Mudstomps, wildfire grants, the Alma cultural landscape, and more! Read on to discover what's new. Learn about ongoing projects, find out about upcoming virtual events and get public meeting updates.

October 2022

This issue focuses on wildlife and plans for new areas to explore. Read on to discover what's new. Learn about ongoing projects, find out about upcoming virtual events and get public meeting updates.

Fall 2022

Inside this issue: celebrating our work on the coastside, events and activities for you to join, new projects and programs, plus ways for you to share your feedback.

August 2022

In August we're bringing you stories of shared celebrations, how we're helping local wildlife, plans for preserve parking and ways for you to get involved. Read on to discover what's new. Learn about ongoing projects, find out about upcoming virtual events and get public meeting updates.

July 2022

Learn about new purple martin nests in Sierra Azul, help keep our golden hillsides safe on the Fourth of July, get trail updates and share your input on our prescribed fire plan or projects at Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve at an open house. Read on for more information about these stories, our 50th Anniversary celebrations and everything that's happening in the Midpen preserves.

Summer 2022

Inside this issue: opening new trails, our work protecting and restoring native wildflowers, celebrating our collective accomplishments, how a potential purchase could help an endangered species, upcoming events and activities, project updates and more.

May 2022

May brings warm weather so look for lizards and other creatures sunning themselves along the trails. Find out how to share what you see with our #SpottedAtMidpen contest. Read on for more information on our 50th Anniversary celebration and find out everything that's happening in the Midpen preserves.

April 2022

Wildflowers are in bloom, our calendar is bursting with events and we want to know what YOU are spotting in the preserves...it must be spring! Read on to find out everything that's happening in the Midpen preserves.

Spring 2022

Inside this issue: our work protecting and restoring native wildflowers, celebrating 50 years of caring for the land that cares for us, upcoming events and activities, project updates and more.

February 2022

Read on for fun ways you can celebrate our 50th Anniversary with us and get the latest news on Midpen programs and projects including free guided activities with Midpen docent naturalists, mountain lion research, an upcoming public meeting on e-bikes and more:  

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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