About Us

(c) Paolo Vescia, 2004


-Alden, P. (1998). National Audubon Society field guide to California. New York: Knopf.

-Alsop, F. (2001). Birds of North America. New York: DK.

-Calflora – Search for Plants. (n.d.). Retrieved January 04, 2017, from http://www.calflora.org/

-Lentz, J. E., & Gaede, P. (2013). A naturalist’s guide to the Santa Barbara region. Berkeley, CA: Heyday.

-Marianchild, K., & Maglinte, A. M. (2014). Secrets of the oak woodlands: plants and animals among California’s oaks. Berkeley, CA: Heyday.

-McMillon, B. (1995). Seasonal guide to the natural year: a month by month guide to natural events. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Pub.

-Online bird guide, bird ID help, life history, bird sounds from Cornell. (n.d.). Retrieved January 04, 2017, from https://www.allaboutbirds.org/

-University of California Master Gardeners, Santa Clara County – (n.d.). Retrieved January 04, 2017, from http://mgsantaclara.ucanr.edu/garden-help/vegetables/vegetable-planting-chart/

Attend an Event


(c) Teddy Miller, 2016


Pumas on the Peninsula Pt. 1-3: (c) Sebastian Kennerknecht

10 Reasons to Love Potrero Nuevo: (c) William Laven, 2015

Russian Ridge Video Tour: (c) Doug Peck, 2015

Saving Bair Island: (c) Brian O’Neill, 1995 & 1997; (c) William K. Matthias, 2005

October Notes from the Field: (c) Brian O’Neill, 1995

The Story of POST and Pie Ranch: (c) Jered Lawson, 2007

Saving Horses and Habitats: (c) Rediscovering Horses

San Vicente, Healthy Forests Through Sustainable Forestry: (c) William K. Matthias, 2011; (c) Julie Campbell, 2015; (c) Karl Kroeber, 2011; (c) William K. Matthias, 2011

San Vicente, The Management Plan: All photos (c) Julie Campbell

San Vicente, The Harvest: (c) Julie Campbell; (c) Justin Garland

Hikes Book: (c) Karl Gohl, 2003

May Notes: (c) William K. Matthias

Get Your Veggies: (c) Paolo Vescia

Poison Oak: (c) Judy Kramer

Cesar Chavez: (c) William K. Matthias; (c) Paolo Vescia, 2008; (c) Paolo Vescia, 2012; (c) Anne Duwe, 2014

5 Reasons Redwoods: (c) William K. Matthias; (c) Holmes; (c) Paolo Vescia

Wallace Stegner Lectures 2016: (c) POST

Favorite Coastal Hikes: (c) Paolo Vescia, 2011 ??

Favorite Redwood Hikes: (c) Dan Quinn, (c) Miguel Viaria

Hiking Quiz Answers: (c) Karl Kroeber, 2009; (c) Paolo Vescia, 2014

Hiking Quiz: (c) Paolo Vescia, 2015

Dog Friendly Hikes: (c) Neal Sharma; (c) Linda Kwong, 2015; (c) Karl Kroeber, 2007

Bat Colony:  (c) J.N. Stewart, 2012

Pillar Point Bluff Dream to Reality: (c) POST, 2015; (c) Julie Campbell, 2015

Tour Pillar Point Bluff: (c) Julie Campbell, 2015

Steelhead Community Voices 1: (c) Steve Maskel

Harvey’s Gina Memorial: (c) Paolo Vescia, 2015

POST My Ride: ??

Nature Deficit Disorder: (c) Finch and Loza, 2015

Stargazing Guide: (c) Dave Doe

July Notes: (c) Dave Hibbard, 2010

Legacy: (c) Douglas Peck, 2015; (c) Paolo Vescia, 2015

Steelhead, Watershed Project Beginning: (c) Steve Maskel

Watershed Project: (c) Steve Maskel

Pillar Point, Stewarding the Bluff: (c) Julie Campbell, 2015


(c) Paolo Vescia, 2013, 2014

(c) Karl Kroeber

(c) Robert Bueltman, 1995


(c) Kara Caselas

(c) Neal Kramer, 2004

(c) Noelle Thurlow


(c) William K. Matthias, 2005

Contact Us

(c) William K. Matthias, 2011


(c) J.N. Stewart, 2012

Snowy Egret, Elaine with Grey Cats, 2013 – CC



(c) Paolo Vescia, 2005

Get Involved

(c) Paolo Vescia, 2013

Hikes Archive

(c) Sheldon Breiner, 2015

Hikes Guide

Dusk in Alviso Marina County Park, Don DeBold, CC 2.0 


(c) Teddy Miller, 2015

Landscapes Magazine

(c) Judy Kramer, 2015

(c) Teddy Miller, 2016


(c) Stacy Geiken, 2016



(c) Larry William, 2013


(c) Judy Kramer

Planned Giving

(c) Paolo Vescia, 2007, 2015

Press Releases (POST-News)

Post Welcomes Nicole Heller: (c) Stacy Geiken, 2016

Funds Awarded for Floodplain Restoration: (c) Teddy Miller, 2016

Hendry’s Creek Transferred to Midpen: (c) Larry William, 2012

POST Welcomes Raj Mashruwala to Board: (c) Paolo Vescia, 2015

POST Protects 75,000 Acres of Land: (c) Teddy Miller, 2015

POST Purchases San Gregorio Farm: (c) Paolo Vescia, 2012

POST Purchases 21 Acres on Pillar Point Bluff: (c) Neal Kramer, 2007

RCD & POST Partner on Major Project: (c) Teddy Miller, 2015

Permanent Protection for Alpine Ranch: (c) Sunny Scott, 2013

204 Acres Added to El Granada: (c) Robert Buelteman, 2008

Privacy Policy

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(c) Robert Buelteman, 1995

Search Results

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Self Guided Hikes

Año Nuevo Point Trail: (c) Steve Jurvetson, 2011

Arastradero Creek Loop: (c) Judy Kramer, 2007

Bair Island: (c) Brian O’Neill, 1995

Cowell-Purisima Trail: (c) PaoloVescia, 2011

Eagle Rock Trail: (c) Dan Quinn, 2007

Jean Lauer Trail: (c) Neal Kramer, 2007

Johnston Ranch: (c) Paolo Vescia, 2006

Kennedy-Limeklin Area Loop: (c) Ron Horii, 2011

Long Loop: (c) Dan Quinn

Mindego Hill: (c) Robert Buelteman, 2007

Purisima Creek: (c) Miguel Viera, 2012

Rancho San Vicente: (c) Vas Bhandarkar, 2015

Wavecrest: (c) Karl Kroeber, 2008

Wilbur’s Watch: (c) Paolo Vescia, 2006


(c) Sheldon Breiner, 2008


(c) Noelle Thurlow, 2015

Support POST

Royalty Free

All Donor Photos: (c) Paolo Vescia


(c) Lindsay Dillon, 2014

(c) Paolo Vescia

Volunteer Application

Walks and Talks

(c) Doug Peck, 2010

(c) Cait Hutnik, 2014

Ways to Give

Royalty Free

What We Do

(c) Audrey Rust

Land Types


  • Bair Island, (c) William K. Matthias, 2005
  • Cooley Landing, (c) Stacy Geiken, 2013

Coastal Land:

  • Wavecrest, (c) Karl Kroeber, 2008
  • Año Nuevo State Park, (c) Steve Jurvetson, 2011
  • Cowell-Purisima Trail, (c) Steve Kickuck, 2011
  • Pillar Point Bluff, (c) Michael Powers, 2011
  • Whaler’s Cove, (c) Karl Kroeber, 2007


  • Cabrillo Farms, (c) Karl Kroeber, 2010
  • Pie Ranch, (c) Paolo Vescia, 2012
  • Root Down Farm, (c) POST, 2014
  • Johnston Ranch, (c) Noelle Thurlow
  • Butano Farms, (c) Robert Buelteman, 2012


  • Mindego Hill, (c) Audrey Rust, 1998


  • Windy Hill, (c) Karl Kroeber, 2007
  • Midego Hill, (c) Strether Smith, 2001
  • Rancho Corral de Tierra, (c) Karl Kroeber, 2010
  • Rancho Canada de Oro, (c) Dan Quinn, 2011
  • Sierra Azul, (c) Karl Gohl, 2003


  • Driscoll Ranch, (c) Paolo Vescia, 2006
  • Toto Ranch, (c) William K. Matthias, 2002
  • Cloverdale Coastal Ranches, (c) Paolo Vescia, 2014
  • Blair Ranch, (c) Karl Kroeber, 2007
  • Rancho San Vicente, (c) Karl Kroeber, 2009


  • San Vicente Redwoods (c) William K. Matthias, 2011
  • Little Basin, (c) Dan Quinn, 2007
  • Purisima Creek Redwoods, (c) Miguel Vieria, 2012
  • Phleger Estate, (c) DeWitt Jones, 1991
  • Loma Mar, (c) Paolo Vescia, 2014
  • Bear Creek Redwoods, (c) Paolo Vescia, 2012

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