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Feature story: Listening to nature

Original post made on Apr 22, 2012

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District audio tour is part of the latest trend in the outdoor experience. Once the purview of art and natural history museums, audio tours and digital guides bring history and science into the outdoors through smartphones, iPads and MP3 players.

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Posted by how to?
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Apr 22, 2012 at 3:15 pm

Is there a link somewhere in this article on how to download the audio files? Sorry if my reading is not so good, but I really did try to figure it out from the article.

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Posted by Joan Hamilton
a resident of another community
on Apr 23, 2012 at 10:28 am

for the Skyline Ridge tours, go to
Web Link

for tours on Mount Diablo, go to

for information on Audio Guides to the Outdoors, go to

Thanks for your interest!