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December 18, 2007

POST Adds Coastal Parcel to Pillar Point Bluff
POST announces purchase of 3.67 acres of oceanfront property on the bluff north of Pillar Point in Half Moon Bay.

November 30, 2007

POST to Protect Historic 865-Acre Ranch in Morgan Hill
Anticipated purchase signals significant expansion of land trust’s efforts in south Santa Clara County.

November 27, 2007

POST Adds 204 Acres to Coastal Open Space Above El Granada
Property is surrounded by the magnificent 4,262-acre Rancho Corral de Tierra property, acquired by POST in 2001.

October 11, 2007

POST Acquires Mindego Hill Along Skyline Ridge
Land trust launches campaign to save heritage ranchland for future public use; Moore Foundation provides $2.3 million grant to protect scenic wildlife habitat.

September 27, 2007

POST Appoints Two New Members to Board of Directors
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has appointed two new members, Brad O'Brien and Steve Blank, both of Menlo Park, to its Board of Directors.

September 4, 2007

POST Transfers Agricultural Land to Coastside Farming Family
Joe Muzzi and his family have farmed 416-acre Bolsa Point Ranch and 142-acre Peninsula Farms on the San Mateo Coast for nearly half a century. All that time, the Muzzis have leased these properties without any assurance their place on the land was secure. Now, thanks to an agreement with POST, the Muzzis are the new owners of both farms.

August 16, 2007

POST Announces Agreement to Purchase Wavecrest Property in Half Moon Bay
Sellers determine new option as most economically viable; property includes recreational opportunities and valuable wildlife habitat.

June 13, 2007

POST Project Reopens Whaler's Cove Beach Access to Public
Nearly seven years to the day after the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) purchased Whaler's Cove near Pescadero for permanent protection, the non-profit land trust is pleased to announce that the beach at Whaler's Cove is once again accessible to the public.

May 31, 2007

POST and Sempervirens Fund Acquire Little Basin Property from HP for Permanent Protection
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and Sempervirens Fund are pleased to announce that they have acquired the historic Little Basin property in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains near Boulder Creek.

February 28, 2007

Peninsula Open Space Trust Moves to "Green" Headquarters in Downtown Palo Alto
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is moving to environmentally friendly headquarters in downtown Palo Alto next week.

February 13, 2007

Peninsula Open Space Trust Appoints Sandra Thompson to Board of Directors
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has appointed Sandra Thompson to its Board of Directors.

February 2, 2007

POST's 14th Annual Wallace Stegner Lecture Series Designed to Educate and Inspire
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) opens its 14th Annual Wallace Stegner Lecture Series with photographer Frans Lanting, hailed as one of the great nature photographers of our time.

January 17, 2007

Peninsula Open Space Trust Appoints New Chair to Board of Directors
Karie Thomson has been named the new chair of the Board of Directors of the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST).

January 4, 2007

POST Transfers Historic Stevens Canyon Ranch to MROSD
The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has transferred 238-acre Stevens Canyon Ranch to the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) for $6.6 million.