News and Events

Coyote Valley Landscape Linkages

View of Coyote Valley

The Open Space Authority is releasing the Draft Coyote Valley Landscape Linkage report that articulates a vision to protect and restore areas within Coyote Valley that are critical to ensure ecological connectivity, health, and resilience to climate change. Read more about the report and download a copy here.

We’re Moving!

Tease of New Location Map

As of June 26, 2017 we have a new address!
33 Las Colinas Lane
San Jose, CA 95119

Our phone numbers and emails remain the same. Please update your records.

Release the Bobcat!

Bobcat in the wild

The Open Space Authority recently joined its partner, Wildlife Education & Rehabilitation Center (WERC), at Little Uvas Open Space Preserve for the release of a bobcat named Oakley back into the wild. Watch as Oakley ventures out and learn about her care at WERC.


Starry Nights in Open Space

Starry Nights in Open Space

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 9:15 - 10:30 p.m.
Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve

Do you love the night sky? Would you like the chance to come and see some amazing stars with friendly and knowledgeable people? Join astronomers from the San Jose Astronomical Association for a peaceful and cool evening out under the stars. Learn more.


Request for Proposal

Click HERE for more info.



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Trails Rancho Canada Del Oro

Rancho Cañada Del Oro
Quiet rural landscape and almost nine miles of trails in the Santa Cruz Mountain foothills.

Rancho Trail Map


Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista
Sweeping views and ten miles of trails in the Eastern foothills perched atop Alum Rock Park.

Sierra Vista/Boccardo Trail Map


Coyote Valley

Coyote Valley
4 miles of beautiful trail located in the Valley of the Heart’s Delight

Coyote Valley Trail Map


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Public Meetings

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Public Meetings

Board and Committee Meetings and Agendas (you can check them out here)

Citizens Advisory Committee Meetings and Agendas

Measure Q Expenditure Oversight Committee Meetings and Agendas