Purisima Creek Redwoods

How well do you know the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District? I’m going to guess not as well as you SHOULD. (If you remember from this post, they also have introductory geocaching hikes for families!) We live in the East Bay, so it’s rather a haul to get there, but trails abound! Today’s focus is…

Get Creekside!

My Bay Area families! It’s raining! For the first time in, well, YEARS. This means our creeks are changing, and it’s a perfect time to get outside and find your local creek. In the next few weeks, the creeks will be swelling and shrinking– almost on a daily basis. This is the time to find…

King Tides! This Week!

What’s a King Tide, you ask? And why should you or your family care? Despite the somewhat sexist name (there are no Queen Tides, for example), King Tides are happening THIS WEEK, on OUR COAST, and they’re significant right now for several reasons. So with no further ado, I’m going to explain a little about…