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The Past, Present and Future Stewards of Coyote Valley

Thursday, September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In Part 2 of our Discovering Coyote Valley webinar series, learn about the past, present, and future of land stewardship in Coyote Valley.

As we face the uncertain future of climate change, Coyote Valley’s natural infrastructure creates resilience. Learn about the past, present, and future of land stewardship in Coyote Valley, including how the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe’s historic ethic of stewardship in this region continues into the present day and future. This webinar will also discuss water’s role in sustainable agricultural practices in the Santa Clara Valley, and how Coyote Valley’s water resources support people in surrounding communities.

Speakers:

  • Andrea Mackenzie, General Manager, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
  • Charlene Nijmeh, Chairwoman, Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Jake Smith, Conservation GIS Coordinator, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
  • Zooey Diggory, Biologist and Wetland Specialist, Valley Water
  • Cindy Chavez, Supervisor, Santa Clara County

This is the second webinar of our three-part series, “Discovering Coyote Valley.” We encourage you to tune in the rest of the series to connect with the past, present, and future of a Coyote Valley for all!