At its regular meeting on June 14, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors adopted an $82.8 million budget to fund 124 projects, including 13 projects to address storm damage repairs, for the fiscal year running from July 1, 2023
The Los Gatos Creek Watershed Collaborative has been awarded a new $6,336,790 CAL FIRE Forest Health Grant to continue work in the Los Gatos Creek Watershed, incorporating new treatment areas with Aldercroft Heights Firewise and Lupin Lodge.
The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has received the Award of Excellence for Public Outreach in recognition for work done on the Purisima Multimodal Access Project from the American Planning Association (APA), California Chapter, Northern Section Awards Program.
The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory and Santa Clara University with grant funding from Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District are analyzing plant DNA from preserved bird nests to identify what plant species may have once made up shoreline habitat to aid restoration.
As a capstone to our yearlong 50th anniversary celebration, Midpen partnered with NBC Bay Area to develop a television documentary about the public agency titled “50 to Forever: Midpen’s Mission to Preserve Nature & Open Space”.
At a public meeting in Pescadero on December 10, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space Districtboard of directors approved the purchase of 6,300 acres of the Cloverdale Ranch from the Peninsula Open Space Trust.