Category Archive: Land Management

Oct 21

Ward 1 & 6 Candidates Response to SVMTB Questionnaire

Ward 1 Siemens and Buncic combined response Ward 6 Hassett and Lewke combined response

Oct 18

ECdM Parking/Staging Area Update

Update from Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District: “Construction has resumed at the staging area at El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve.  We are working on retrofits to the drainage system to address the issues we encountered last winter.  Once construction is complete, we will be monitoring the drainage system’s performance through this winter’s …

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May 16

Henry W. Coe State Park Volunteer Trail Work Suspended

Volunteer trail work in Henry W Coe State Park, infamous for hundreds of miles of steep, guttered, brushy, nondescript trails and dirt roads, is temporarily suspended…due to concerns voiced by staff over the quality and DPR trail standard compliance of the new three mile long Jim Donnelly Trail construction located adjacent to the Hunting Hollow …

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May 02

SCA looking for crew leaders this summer (full-time seasonal work)

The Student Conservation Association would like to hire a few more summer crew leaders for environmental conservation youth crews, working in San Mateo County parks and East Bay Regional parks. For more info or to apply, see the Student Conservation Association website.

Apr 10

Castle Rock Skyline Trail Now Open to Hikers, Cyclists, and Equestrians!

For more info see this Bay Area Ridge Trail Article, and map. The newly-opened part is between Saratoga Gap (highways 9/35 junction) approximately 1.75 miles south to the State Park boundary near the Summit Rock parking area.

Mar 22

MROSD adds 1,000-plus acres Below Purisima Crk OSP The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has purchased more than 1,000 acres of property in San Mateo County this week for preservation as wildlife habitat and agricultural land. The district on Thursday (March 15) announced the $3.5 million purchase of the 270-acre October Farm property, which extends across Lobitos Creek Road on the southern …

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Mar 14

Castle Rock State Park saved from the closure list Castle Rock State Park, a rugged expanse of Douglas fir and madrone trees known for its sweeping views to the Pacific Ocean and honeycombed sandstone rock formations, will be removed from the state’s closure list. Under a deal set to be announced Wednesday, the popular park, which sits atop the ridgeline of the Santa …

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