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A closer look at what we're doing to help plants, animals and people thrive.


Open Space Tech

Rapidly advancing technology may seem to be at odds with open space preservation, however, new technologies such as digital mapping, apps, cameras and software are essential to Midpen’s work.

Open Stories: David Sanguinetti

As one of the “original nine” rangers hired by Midpen, David Sanguinetti, or “Sango” as he was more commonly known around the organization, has a thorough recollection of the early days at Midpen.

Nature in October: Mountain Lion Research

Midpen is working with the University of Santa Cruz Puma Project on a 5-year study to learn more about how mountain lions use open space lands frequently visited by people and to better understand factors that influence human-mountain lion interactions.

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