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December 19, 2013

Cowell-Purisima Trail Hours Extended for the Holidays
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced today extended hours for the Cowell-Purisima Trail just south of Half Moon Bay on the San Mateo Coast. Beginning this Saturday, December 21, and continuing through Sunday, January 5, 2014, the trail will be open daily from 8 am to sunset.

October 30, 2013

POST Invites Public Comment for its Land Trust Alliance Reaccreditation
Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, a national organization established to build public confidence in the land trust movement and ensure long-term protection of land.

August 1, 2013

Facebook Executive Andrew Bosworth Joins POST Board of Directors
POST announced today the appointment of Andrew Bosworth to its Board of Directors. Bosworth is the director of advertising at Facebook, overseeing the engineering, product management and design for Facebook ads. He also created the social media platform’s now-standard News Feed and Groups features.

May 7, 2013

POST Honors Cupertino Resident Don Savant as Volunteer of the Year
POST has named Cupertino resident Don Savant our Volunteer of the Year. Savant was selected for his 20-year participation as a volunteer for POST’s land department.

April 22, 2013

POST Marks Earth Day with Creation of New Scientific Advisory Council
POST has created a Scientific Advisory Council to help inform its strategies to protect and restore diverse ecosystems in and around Silicon Valley. The advisory council’s members—Will Allen, Bob Berner, Meg Caldwell, Gretchen Daily, Jerry Franklin, David Mas Masumoto, Reed Noss, Rebecca Shaw and Chris Wilmers—are all eminent practitioners in their respective fields.

March 22, 2013

California Travel Association Honors POST and President Emeritus Audrey C. Rust
The California Travel Association (CalTravel) honored POST's former president Audrey C. Rust at the 31st Annual California Travel Summit in San Diego.

March 6, 2013

POST Preserves 358 Acres Bordering Uvas Reservoir in Morgan Hill
POST announced today the purchase of 358 acres next to Uvas Reservoir in Morgan Hill. POST bought the property, known as Seven Oaks Hill, from private landowners for $1,075,000 on February 28.

January 25, 2013

Urban Agriculture Pioneer Will Allen Kicks Off POST’S 20th Annual Wallace Stegner Lectures
Will Allen, urban farming pioneer and national food policy leader, will open this year’s Wallace Stegner Lectures on February 11 with a talk at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

January 17, 2013

POST Protects Nearly 1,000 Acres in Santa Cruz Mountains
Peninsula Open Space Trust kicked off the new year by announcing the purchase of three key properties within the Santa Cruz Mountains through its Heart of the Redwoods Campaign. Two properties are in La Honda, and one is near Pescadero.