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POST Press Releases


February 4, 2016

POST Announces Groundbreaking Initiative
to Triple Preserved Farmland in San Mateo County.

Farmland Futures Initiative aims to stem the effects of the national agricultural crisis on regional farms, and preserve half of the remaining farmland on the San Mateo coast.


January 22, 2016

POST Welcomes Nicole Heller as Director, Conservation Science.
Newly Created Role to Ensure Programs and Priorities Driven by the Best Conservation Science Practices. Heller brings over 20 years of experience in conservation ecology, specifically in California, to POST. She is a leader in the field of biodiversity stewardship, invasive species management, climate change adaptation and resilience science.


January 08, 2016

Food Movement Pioneer, Alice Waters Kicks off
POSTís 24th Annual Wallace Stegner Lectures.

Alice Waters, world renowned chef and food movement leader, will kick off Peninsula Open Space Trustís (POST) 24th annual Wallace Stegner Lectures on January 19 at 7:00 pm at the Menlo Atherton Center for the Performing Arts. Waters will reflect on the emergence of the local food movement in the Bay Area, a movement catalyzed by her signature approach of cooking.


October 19, 2015

POST Announces Renowned Experts for the 24th Annual Wallace Stegner Lectures.
Food movement leader Alice Waters, land use activist Wendell Berry, wildlife expert Mary Ellen Hannibal, and NASA hydrologist Jay Famiglietti. Beginning in January of 2016, this diverse group of voices will be unified around the theme of Bringing Ecology Home.



POST in the News


January 27, 2016

Farming in the Fog - An article on the Potrero Nuevo Farm and the agricultural conservation easement held by POST

April 15, 2015

Q&A with Daphne Miller, MD, author of Farmacology: Total Health From the Ground Up

April 2, 2015

POST purchases 74-acre farm in San Gregorio

April 1, 2015

POST purchases 21 acres along bluffs