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Open Spaces & Natural Places: Celebrating Leadership in Advocacy, Equity, & Stewardship on Earth Day

April 22, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us in discussing stewardship of the beautiful natural lands of San Mateo County and the challenges of providing equitable access and of preservation. Hear from influential organizations about their public access goals, programs, and successes. A leader from each organization will share their passion for our amazing local land as they address how they think about integrating equity and inclusion as well as areas for growth. Community discussion will follow as we celebrate planet earth.

Featuring the following organizations:

Filoli Historic House and Garden– Alex Fernandez, Garden Manager

Friends of Edgewood Natural Preserve– Peter Ingram, President

Grassroots Ecology– Junko Bryant, Assistant Director – stewardship

Green Foothills

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District– Joshua Hugg, Governmental Affairs Specialist

San Bruno Mountain Watch– Ariel Cherbowsky Corkidi , Director

San Mateo Resource Conservation District

SMC Parks Department– Hannah Ormshaw, Natural Resources Manager

SMC Parks Foundation– Michele Beasley, Executive Director

Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter

Sequoia Audubon Society– Marshall Dinowitz, Board Member


Supported by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE)


April 22, 2021
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Thrive Alliance


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