We're excited to introduce our new Natural Resource Management interns. Meet Johanna, Alissa, and Aidan!
Le preguntamos a algunos residentes de North Fair Oaks por qué usan máscaras. Aquí está el video con lo que tenían que decir. We asked a couple residents of North Fair Oaks why they wear masks. Here is the video with what they had to say.
Our task was to level and install seed beds for the Green Grass Project at Edgewood Farms —an amazing project spearheaded by the Friends of Edgewood group, which has been helping steward the park and its incredible diversity of plant life for over 25 years.
Every other year the Natural Resource Management team does a survey of San Bruno Elfin, an endangered species on San Bruno Mountain. Their larva, or caterpillars, feed an attractive native succulent that grows on rocky outcrops.
I want to make it abundantly clear that the County of San Mateo cares deeply about creating an equitable and just community for all. But, it is not possible to have equity for all, until Black Lives Matter.
Free COVID-19 testing will be available at Sports House (3151 Edison Way, Redwood City, CA 94063) from 11 am-4 pm on June 5th, and 9 am - 4 pm on
Life at the Center—a poem inspired by Jose Castro’s Middlefield Mural by Megan Duffy Brown
This is a time to honor our educators for all the work they do to all the time, but this year, Teacher Appreciation Week is especially important.
Estos son algunos videos para niño/as hechos por Maggie Cornejo
It is quite common to mistake a lizard that has just lost its tail for dead! While unfortunately the lizard is now tail-less, it isn't dying, far from it actually. It is very much still alive. Lizards utilize caudal autotomy (tail dropping) as a survival strategy for predatory response! When being chased or spotted by a predator a lizard may drop his or her tail and speed away while the piece of tail continues to wriggle and squirm, mimicking another lizard. If a lizard is bit by a venomous snake it may drop its tail as well, to ensure that the toxin does not reach the rest of the lizard’s body. In some cases, the tail will even grow back, however the regenerated tail does have less function.
As a Natural Resource Management Intern I visit many of the parks to analyze different habitats and support vegetation management activities.
A few feet farther up the slope I saw the telltale yellow flowers, looking like a garden “pansy,” peaking out of the mass of green. It was California Golden Violet, Viola pedunculata