The Authority celebrates its 25th Anniversary and 25,000 acres conserved.
The Authority participates in Governor Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit with an international tour of Coyote Valley.
Santa Clara County Open Space Authority changes its name to Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority and gains ability to acquire land beyond its 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 neighborhoods with significant barriers to open space access. The Authority prioritizes bringing nature experiences to these areas - primarily through its Urban Open Space and Environmental Education grant programs - in its efforts to serve all jurisdiction residents equally.
The inaugural Measure Q Urban Open Space Grant Program provides $1.55 million in grants to connect people to nature and provide access to 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, “Nature’s Value in Santa Clara County” 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. A $120 million parcel tax to fund protection of wildlife, water, working lands and other open space, increase public access, and create new urban open spaces and environmental education programs.