Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

Midpen staff and California Conservation Corps members remove California bay trees from the Los Trancos Preserve in Los Altos, in order to protect nearby oak trees from the fungus-like pathogen that causes Sudden Oak Death. (Courtesy Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District)

Scientists study incurable tree disease in San Mateo County

There is nothing sudden about stopping Sudden Oak Death. But a group…

 

courtesy Don WedenRat poison is being blamed for the deaths of bobcats near Peninsula communities.

Rodent poisons set for ban seen as factor in deaths of area wildlife, pets

Rodent poisons that will soon be banned for sale in California and…

 

New open space preservation plans slated for Peninsula

After almost a year and a half of soliciting opinions from interested…

 

A diseased oak tree in the Burlingame Hills area. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)A diseased oak tree in the Burlingame Hills area. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

Deadly oak scourge threatens Burlingame Hills trees

When Steve Epstein bought a home in Burlingame Hills three years ago,…

A diseased oak tree in the Burlingame Hills area. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)A diseased oak tree in the Burlingame Hills area. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

On the dividing line between urban and open

Steve Abbors, a self-described nature junkie, works from an office in downtown…