News
June 15, 2017 Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Publishes Landmark Vision for Coyote Valley: Landscape Linkage Report Outlines Benefits for Wildlife, Water Resources and Climate Resilience
May 9, 2017 Open Space Authority Acquires 52 Acres in Santa Teresa Foothills—Historic Greystone Quarry Site and Beloved Almaden Valley Parcel to be Preserved
November 21, 2016 Measure Q Urban Open Space Grants Awarded Exceed $1.5 million
October 24, 2016 Open Space Authority Loma Fire Response Targets Watershed Restoration and Recovery
August 30, 2016 Open Space Authority in Process of Accreditation
August 2, 2016 Coyote Valley Family Harvest Feast Celebrates Urban Farming and Healthy Food
July 12, 2016 Urban Open Space Grant Program to Fund Urban Parks and Trails, Community Gardens, Outdoor Education, Creek Restoration
June 29, 2016 Community Assessment for Parks and Open Space Identifies Six Neighborhoods with Significant Barriers to Open Space Access
June 27, 2016 Open Space Authority Acquires Pristine Acreage in Southern Santa Cruz Mountain Region
June 21, 2016 Open Space Authority Grants Funds to City of Santa Clara for Urban Open Space and Community Garden near San Tomas Aquinas Creek Trail
May 4, 2016 New Study Confirms Coyote Valley as Critical Wildlife Movement Linkage
March 7, 2016 Santa Clara County Residents Invited to Provide Ideas for New Program to Expand Neighborhood Parks, Trails, Nature Education, and Community Gardens
March 3, 2016 Open Space Authority Awards Inaugural Measure Q Funds to Connect Children to Nature
January 7, 2016 Open Space Authority Presents Akoma Arts Public Performance/Workshop in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
November 30, 2015 Andrea Mackenzie Lauded for Conservation Action and Vision
November 16, 2015 Open Space Authority Regulates Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones) on its Public Lands to Protect Wildlife and Foster Public Safety, Peace and Tranquility for Visitors
November 4, 2015 Hike Your Pie Off at Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve
October 21, 2015 Open Space Authority Acquires Coyote Ridge Property from United Technologies Corporation Through an Extraordinary Private and Public Funding Partnership
September 14, 2015 Open Space Authority Protects Open Space on Santa Teresa Ridge with Strategic Acquisition
September 3, 2015 Coyote Valley Family Harvest Feast
August 18, 2015 National Park Service Certifies the Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve’s Arrowhead Trail As an official interpretive site of the Juan Bautista de Anza Trail
July 27, 2015 County of Santa Clara Awarded Grant to Preserve At-Risk Farmland in South County for Climate Benefit
June 27, 2015 Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve Opened
February 24, 2015 Key Land Purchase along Upper Pajaro River Preserves Agriculture, Floodplain Protection, and Wildlife in Santa Clara County
December 17, 2014 Marc Landgraf to lead External Affairs at Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
October 29, 2014 Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), and Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Form Partnership to Secure Pivotal Property
September 12, 2014 Coyote Valley Family Harvest Feast
August 23, 2014 Public Gains Easy Access to 2,000 Acres of Pristine Open Space Lands
July 24, 2014 Open Space Authority Board Votes to Put Open Space Funding Measure on November 2014 Ballet
July 24, 2014 Open Space Authority Board Appoints Mike Flaugher as Director for District 2
June 10, 2014 Silicon Valley Natural Capital is Worth Over $160 Billion
May 16, 2014 McPhee Family Bequeaths Beloved Property for Open Space Preservation
March 27, 2014 Open Space Authority Unveils its Santa Clara Valley Greenprint
January 28, 2014 Open Space Authority and SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education) to Support Sustainable Farming and Specialty Crops in Coyote Valley
August 29, 2013 Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Community Events
May 29, 2013 Open Space Authority Board of Directors Appoints Mike Potter as Director for District 6
April 23, 2013 Open Space Authority Announces Coyote Valley Family Farm Feast on May 11, 2013
April 1, 2013 Open Space Authority Seeks Applicants to Fill Board Vacancy
March 11, 2013 Wildflower Hikes Offer Breathtaking Views
February 26, 2013 Open Space Authority Hosts Public Planning Workshop for Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve
November 28, 2012 Public Workshop for A Conservation Vision: Water, Wildlife and Working Lands
October 24, 2012 Key Land Purchase Expands Open Space Authority Preserve in Southern Santa Clara County
October 9, 2012 Open Space Authority Offers Colorful Fall Hiking Experience
September 7, 2012 Open Space Authority Offers Fall Tarantula Treks
July 9, 2012 Open Space Authority Acquisition Protects Llagas Creek Watershed
May 21, 2012 Open Space Authority Board of Directors Approves New District Boundaries
April 24, 2012 Santa Clara Open Space Authority Launches 30-year Conservation Vision
April 16, 2012 Open Space Authority Acquires Parcel in Western Watershed Study Area
April 3, 2012 Open Space Authority Introduces OSA Nature Counts! with iNaturalist Mobile App
March 22, 2012 The OSA Secures "A Little Piece of Heaven" for Santa Clara County
January 9, 2012 Public Agencies Join Forces to Purchase Land for Urban Trail System
January 3, 2012 Matt Freeman is Selected as Assistant General Manager of the Open Space Authority
March 15, 2011 Andrea Mackenzie Appointed as General Manager of the Open Space Authority
October 1, 2010 OSA Purchases Property in Morgan Hill and Coyote Valley
September 29, 2010 Open Space Authority General Manager Retires
July 10, 2009 Open Space Authority Adds Another Link to the Chain
May 29, 2009 Open Space Authority to Return Assessment Funds
March 5, 2009 What is Agriculture? The Open Space Authority is Asking You
November 17, 2008 OSA Plans Prescribed Burn at Rancho Cañada del Oro
March 19, 2008 OSA Expands Rancho Cañada del Oro
June 8, 2007 OSA Completes 702-Acre Purchase in South County
May 18, 2007 OSA Opens New Trails at Rancho Cañada del Oro
May 16, 2007 Boccardo Trail Additions Open
March 9, 2007 OSA Appoints Kalvin Gill to District 7 Board Seat
January 26, 2007 OSA Seeks Applicants for District 7 Vacancy
January 12, 2007 Craige Edgerton Resigns from Board of Directors
November 17, 2006 OSA Buys Land Next to Alum Rock Park
November 7, 2006 Controlled Burn at Rancho Cañada del Oro
October 4, 2006 General Manager Earns Fish & Game Award
May 11, 2006 OSA Contributes to Taylor Ranch Preservation
February 6, 2006 Nomination Period Opens for June Election
January 17, 2006 OSA Purchases Motter Ranch
November 21, 2005 Rancho Staging Area Opens
October 17, 2005 California Supreme Court Review of Taxpayer Lawsuit
July 15, 2005 Virginia Holtz Appointed to OSA Board
July 6, 2005 Court of Appeal Affirms Position of OSA
December 15, 2004 Volunteer Trail Patrol Members Wanted
July 30, 2004 Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve Opens
November 6, 2003 Nomination Period Opens for March Election
October 17, 2003 Anti-Tax Lawsuit Against OSA Rejected by Judge