From February 23rd to March 23rd, 2016, San Mateo County Parks the public was invited to review and comment on the Initial Study-Mitigated Negative Declaration document seeking Coastal Development Permits restoration and trail-building at the Pedro Point Headlands.
An $80,000 award from the County of San Mateo supports the City of Pacifica’s purchase five acres of land to be included in the Pedro Point Headlands, a spectacular expanse of coastal bluffs at the southern edge of the city.
The annual report for San Bruno Mountain's Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) has been posted to the Parks Department web site. This year's report includes recommendations on butterfly monitoring techniques, including butterfly, habitat, and host plant monitoring.
Crystal Springs Regional Trail is highly popular with various types of users – hikers, joggers, bicyclists, equestrians, and families pushing strollers. We want trail use to be safe for everyone. Be respectful of all on the trail and know the rules of the road.
The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury released a report on July 8, 2014 titled “Is Devil’s Slide Trail Safe?” with recommendations to maximize trail use and enhance safety. Parks Director Marlene Finley comments.
San Mateo County Parks is beginning to implement several new programs and events to encourage citizen science, community engagement, and environmental education. The Special Events Volunteer will help park staff make events a success.