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Peninsula Open Space Trust


222 High St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

(650) 854-7696


POST protects open space along the San Francisco Peninsula, the Santa Cruz Mountains and the South Bay.

This accredited land trust and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is funded by the support of private individuals and foundations. Since 1977, it has protected more than 80,000 acres of lands for hiking and recreation trails, wildlife habitats, redwood trees and local farms.

Connecting With Community Groups in the Statewide Region

Statewide region community groups and nonprofits play a fundamental role in making this a safe and thriving place.

Consider getting involved by volunteering your time, donating money, or both. Above you can learn about what services Peninsula Open Space Trust provides to the community and easily volunteer, donate, register for services, or connect with them on social media. Visit the Statewide Region Community Groups directory to see a comprehensive list of organizations on all subjects that are relevant to creating a vibrant local community.

Peninsula Open Space Trust is listed under:

  • Environment
  • Land Use & Development
  • Parks & Recreation

Related News

California Local Pin Marker From Santa Cruz Sentinel...

A scenic ranch with redwoods and panoramic ocean views adjacent to Mount Madonna County Park near the Santa Clara-Santa Cruz border is protected.

California Local Pin Marker From The Mercury News...

The 839-acre Estrada Ranch, in the Santa Cruz Mountains adjacent to Mount Madonna County Park, was purchased for $10.6 million by a Palo Alto environmental group, the Peninsula Open Space Trust.

California Local Pin Marker From Mountain View Voice...

Every day, scores of residents and visitors in San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties take in views of the natural landscape, hike on nearby trails and enjoy the outdoors in spaces protected by Peninsula Open Space Trust.

California Local Pin Marker From Santa Cruz County Sentinel...

In 2011, four onprofit partners—Sempervirens Fund, Peninsula Open Space Trust, Land Trust of Santa Cruz County and Save the Redwoods League—began revitalizing San Vicente Redwoods alongside the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Soon work will begin on a public trail system.

California Local Pin Marker From Good Times...

Local coho salmon have declined more than 95 percent from their historic population level, and the main culprit is degradation of spawning grounds. Two recent initiatives seek to turn the tide.
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