Midpen publishes a monthly e-newsletter with a quick look at the latest news and a brief overview of upcoming activities and public events. An expanded version is published on a quarterly basis and includes includes a full listing of docent-led activities and a message from the General Manager.

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Spring 2020 Message from the General Manager

Preserving and Caring for Natural and Working Lands

Midpen manages 100 square miles of diverse and dynamic natural and working lands encompassing bay wetlands, redwood forests, serpentine grasslands, oak woodlands and more.Read more

February 2020


February 2020 E-news

This month brings one extra leap day, what will you do with it? Discover what you might see in the preserves in February, learn about ongoing projects, find out about upcoming activities and events...Read more

January 2020

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January 2020 E-news

Welcome in the New Year in open space! Experience the wonders of water in Midpen preserves, help badgers and burrowing owls, go green or discover a new preserve on a free docent-led hike. Plus, get...Read more

Winter 2019

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Winter 2019 - Open Space Views

Watersheds in winter, celebrating 15 years on the coast, open space community and more in our winter newsletter.Read more

Winter 2019 Message from the General Manager


Nature is one of our best teachers, showing us how all living things are part of a larger community.Read more

November 2019

November 2019 E-News

The days are getting shorter and the shadows longer as we move into fall. Read on for the latest news and ways to enjoy your Midpen preserves!Read more

October 2019

October 2019 E-News

Welcome fall! The leaves are beginning to change color, but the warm days will follow us into October. Get outside and discover new trails to trek, or look for bats and ghosts in open space. Read on...Read more

Fall 2019

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Fall 2019 - Open Space Views

A new trail connection, building a bat cave, working in a changing landscape and more in our fall newsletter.Read more

Fall 2019 Message from the General Manager

A Changing Landscape

Nature is one of our best teachers, showing us how all living things are part of a larger community.Read more

August 2019

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August 2019 e-News

There is a lot going on in your open space during the summer months. We’re expanding our fire prevention efforts in high-priority areas; reaching out for public input on regional trails, public...Read more