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Environment & Sustainability TAG

  • Redwood Shores Library - Community Room 399 Marine Parkway Redwood City, CA, 94065 United States (map)

Environment & Sustainability TAG

Thrive in partnership with Sustainable San Mateo County (SSMC) and Green County San Mateo

Topic: Land & Water Policy: Standing Behind our Coastside Neighbors - Backing the Protection, Management & Access of Western County’s Amazing Natural Resources

Discussion on cross-organization collaboration and near-term action to advocate for and preserve Coastside resources. Expect to gain a stronger appreciation for our Pacific Coasters’ land and water policy challenges. East County residents will get an inside view of coastside environmental challenges. Coastside residents will share ‘balanced ecosystems’ narratives and build political will. All attendees will enjoy lunch sponsored by Peninsula Clean Energy, and to network and share projects and progress. Optional networking from 1:00-1:30.

From west county leaders, gain a stronger appreciation for our Pacific Coasters’ land, water and policy challenges. Plus, cross-sector collaborative discussion to advocate for and preserve valuable coastside resources. East County residents will get an inside view of coastside environmental challenges. Coastside residents will share ‘balanced ecosystems’ narratives and build political will. All attendees will enjoy lunch sponsored by Peninsula Clean Energy, and to network and share projects and progress.

August Program Speakers:

  • Shay Barton - Student Leader, Heirs to Our Oceans & Pescadero High School

  • Aaron Hébert - Water Resources Specialist, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District

  • Daniel Olstein - Director Land Programs & Stewardship, Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST)

  • Deborah Hirst - Legislative Aide, San Mateo County Supervisor Horsley's Office

  • Kellyx Nelson - Executive Director, San Mateo Resource Conservation District

Optional networking from 1:00-1:30.

Registration is required.

*Please note the new location

Upcoming meetings:

Wednesday, September 18, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, October 16, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, November 20, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm - Bay Room

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Next meeting: September 18, October 16, November 20