Coyote Valley Family Harvest Feast
Celebrate & Learn About Urban Farming & Enjoy Delicious, Local Food!
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free admission, music and entertainment from around the world, kids crafts, home gardening workshops and more! Read more in a special insert edition of the Open Space Outlook Newsletter!
Free Round-Trip Bus Rides
We are offering free transportation from the following sites. Download the schedule here.
• Asian Americans for Community Involvement
• Sacred Heart Community Service
• VTA Great Mall Main Transit Center
Urban Farming Partners:
• La Mesa Verde
• Garden to Table
Thanks to Our Sponsors:
• Bay Area Parent
• Peninsula Open Space Trust
• American AgCredit
The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority is applying for accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. The process culminates in the awarding of an accreditation seal as a mark of distinction in land conservation.
Open Space Authority stakeholders may submit comments by visiting www.landtrustaccreditation.org, or emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. The public comment period is open now and continues until November 11, 2016. Read More. Read more.
Nature in Your Neighborhood
The Open Space Authority's brand new Urban Open Space Grant Program is designed to help create more opportunities to experience nature in your neighborhood—such as trails, parks, community gardens, restored areas around creeks, environmental education programs and more! We are accepting grant applications beginning July 8 until August 31, 2016. Read more information here.
Download the 2015 Annual Report
Check out our monthly volunteer opportunities for the summer here.
Starry Nights in Open Space
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 8:45 - 10:30 p.m.
Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve
Join our astronomers for a peaceful and cool evening out under the stars. Feel all your stress melt away as you look at the Milky Way from our parking lot. We have lots of astronomers who bring telescopes so no gear of your own is needed. They are happy to share their knowledge and view of the night sky. Please dress warm and bring water to drink and a flashlight if you like. Rain or clouds cancel. Learn more.
Click HERE for more info.
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Rancho Cañada Del Oro
Quiet rural landscape and almost nine miles of trails in the Santa Cruz Mountain foothills.
Sweeping views and ten miles of trails in the Eastern foothills perched atop Alum Rock Park.
4 miles of beautiful trail located in the Valley of the Heart’s Delight
Board and Committee Meetings and Agendas (you can check them out here)