The Authority releases the Coyote Valley Landscape Linkage report, highlighting the importance of Coyote Valley for wildlife survival and diversity.
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority changes
its name to Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority and gains ability to acquire land beyond the current jurisdiction.
Researchers confirm Coyote Valley as a Critical Wildlife Movement Linkage, providing a path for wildlife to move between the Santa Cruz and Diablo mountain range.
The Authority releases Understanding Our Community, a report identifying six neighborhoods with significant barriers to open space access. By focusing on these neighborhoods the Agency can ensure all jurisdiction residents are served equally.
The Authority launches the Urban Open Space Grant Program, providing grants to projects that will help people connect to nature and access open space in their own neighborhoods.
The Agency unveils the Santa Clara Valley Greenprint, a 30-year conservation vision for Santa Clara County.
Healthy Lands & Healthy Economies Initiative study values the “natural capital” of the Santa Clara Valley at over $160 billion.
A new parking lot opens with panoramic views of the valley at the top of Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve.
Measure Q passes with overwhelming support (68%) from voters. Funding from Measure Q will increase protection for wildlife, water, working lands and other open space, increase public access, and create new urban open spaces and environmental education programs.