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


Our Wildland Fire Resiliency Work is Year-Round

At any given time of the year, multiple projects are in-progress throughout Midpen preserves aimed at restoring ecological health and creating landscapes that are resilient to fire, while reducing potential wildland fire severity and helping to protect public safety. Staff are

Open Stories: Lennie Roberts

One of our most precious natural resources. The sixth supervisor in San Mateo County. Lennie Roberts has been called many things over her 50+ year career as an environmental advocate.

Open Stories - Audrey Rust

For Audrey Rust, former president of the Palo Alto-based nonprofit land trust Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), a deep connection to nature and a desire to protect it goes back to childhood.

Nature in August: Bunches of Bats

Warm weather and long summer twilights make August the ideal time to scan the evening skies for bats. As the sun sets, bats emerge from their roosts, swooping and fluttering as they echolocate their prey.

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