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The trails at Año Nuevo State Park, from the Visitor Center and Parking lot to the viewing points, have been undergoing a multi-year upgrade to...
We want to share some fabulous photos and tips for getting the most out of your day at our annual fundraising event—Seal Adventure at Año Nuevo State...
Preserving the Historic Diaphones The bright beacons in lighthouses were all well and good when the air was clear—but not so much in heavy fog or...
Learning to care about nature only from textbooks isn’t much fun and not much help. Hands-on, eyes-on experience is what counts. That’s why,...
A Fundamental Transformation of California State Parks is Underway. The California Department of Parks and Recreation manages 279 parks, the...
Likely we all, at one time or another, have stood in a park or nature preserve, surveyed our surroundings, and wished we had brought binoculars or a...
A tidepool “is a fabulous place: When the tide is in, it is a wave churned basin, creamy with foam. But when the tide goes out, the little water...
Thanks to a $6,000 grant and donations from local businesses a struggling native plant nursery, staffed by State Park volunteers, has been...
There is good news about the snowy plovers on the San Mateo Coast. The 2015 annual Winter Window Survey revealed more plovers wintering on our local...