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December 20, 2012

POST Keeps Coastside Agricultural Legacy Alive with Protection of 903.5-acre Butano Farms
in Pescadero

POST purchased the land, known as Butano Farms, for $9.966 million on December 12 from members of the Dias family who inherited the property from their uncle, the late Pescadero farmer Noel Dias. This property consists of scenic and historic grazing, farmland to be saved forever.

November 20, 2012

POST Protects 260-acre Triple Buck Ranch in South Bay
POST announced today its acquisition of a property called Triple Buck Ranch just west of Gilroy. POST purchased the land on November 13 for $2 million with the assistance of a generous $750,000 grant from the California Coastal Conservancy.

November 9, 2012

New Operating Hours for Cowell-Purisima Trail near Half Moon Bay
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and the State Coastal Conservancy announced today new operating hours for the Cowell-Purisima Trail, located just south of Half Moon Bay.

September 13, 2012

POST Announces Winner of the Heart of the Redwoods Photo Contest
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) has chosen a photograph by David Henry of Palo Alto as the winner of its 2012 Heart of the Redwoods amateur photo contest.

June 26, 2012

POST Announces Heart of the Redwoods Photo Contest
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) invites amateur photographers to enter its Heart of the Redwoods photo contest in support of the fundraising campaign by the same name.

June 22, 2012

Portola Redwoods State Park to Remain Open
Peninsula Open Space Trust, Portola and Castle Rock Foundation and Save the Redwoods League Join Forces to Keep Coveted Redwood Park Open for a Year.

May 8, 2012

Award-winning Journalist Elizabeth Kolbert Speaks on Climate Change
On May 14 Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) welcomes the final speaker for its 2012 Wallace Stegner Lectures—best-selling journalist and climate-change expert Elizabeth Kolbert. The Kolbert lecture takes place at 8 p.m. at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

April 4, 2012

POST Protects 117-acre Hendrys Creek Property in Los Gatos
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced today that it has completed its two-part acquisition of a 117-acre property in Los Gatos. Bordered on three sides by the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve, the South Bay landscape is rich with water resources and fish habitat and is strategically located for future expansion as public open space and parkland.

March 19, 2012

POST Welcomes New Vice President of Acquisition Tricia Suvari
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced the selection of Tricia Suvari as its new vice president of acquisition and general counsel. Suvari has more than 20 years experience in numerous aspects of a wide variety of complex transactions, including real estate work, and will be overseeing the acquisition, leasing and transfer of POST properties.

February 9, 2012

POST's Wallace Stegner Lectures Begin March 5 with Organic Farmer Joel Salatin
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) opens its 19th annual Wallace Stegner Lectures on March 5 with sustainable farming pioneer Joel Salatin’s talk “Local Food to the Rescue” about the benefits of local agriculture.