Pedro Point Headlands Restoration & Stewardship

Poison Oak: Part of the Headlands Ecosystem

Heavy winter rains have brought us a beautiful wild flower season, but also created an epic year for posion oak, known to botanists as Toxicodendron diversilobum. Poison oak is more robust and healthy this year at the Pedro Point Headlands because the wet winter...

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Welcome to the neighborhood!  The San Francisco dusky-footed woodrat neighborhood, that is. Also called “packrats”, these rodents are actually more closely related to hamsters, voles, and lemmings than to European rats. Woodrats prefer to live alone, except during...

A Kiosk is Born

A new kiosk has been installed at the trail head of the South Ridge Trail. Please refer to the kiosk for project updates and information on trail closures.  Special thanks to San Mateo County Parks for building the kiosk, Stephen Johnson for design of the signage, and...