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Bay Area Greenprint Launch and Workshop

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Bay Area Greenprint Launch and Workshop

Introduction to and Demonstration of the Bay Area Greenprint

The Bay Area Greenprint Team speakers were:

- Dick Cameron, Lead Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
- Liz O’Donoghue, Director, Infrastructure and Land Use, The Nature Conservancy
- Adam Garcia, Planning and Research Manager, Greenbelt Alliance
- Dan Rademacher, Executive Director, GreenInfo Network
- Tom Robinson, Director of Conservation, Science, and Innovation, Bay Area Open Space Council
- Carrie Schloss, Spatial Data Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

These speakers addressed the Bay Area Greenprint Launch Event on June 21, 2017 at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA. More info on the Bay Area Open Space Council's blog: http://openspacecouncil.org/the-bay-area-greenprint-has-launched/

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Bay Area Greenprint Launch and Workshop

  1. 1. Launch and Workshop June 21, 2017
  2. 2. Agenda for the day 10:05 - 10:15am Welcome Remarks 10:15 - 11:00am Introduction to and Demonstration of the Bay Area Greenprint 11:00am - 12:00pm 12:00pm Panel discussion: Bay Area Greenprint in Action Across the 12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch and Networking 1:00 - 3:20pm Workshop Sessions 3:20 - 3:30pm Break 3:30 - 4:00pm Closing Remarks, Town Hall Feedback, Raffle Prizes
  3. 3. #BAGREENPRI NT
  4. 4. In appreciation
  5. 5. Strategic Advisors Group Terrell Watt Planning Consultants Nichols · Berman Environmental Planning
  6. 6. Science & Methods Committee
  7. 7. AmericanFarmlandTrust
  8. 8. Risk Biodiversity Mitigation Supply Multi-benefit Reporting Multi-benefit Reporting Multi-benefit Conservation Assessment Policy Protection Bay Area At Risk Report and GIS Conservation Lands Network Greenprint Regional Advance Mitigation Program EcoAtlas Our Coast Our Future Climate Commons
  9. 9. What information is in the Greenprint?
  10. 10. Natural Resource Dashboard Webmap & Data Download Multi-benefit Reporting Conservation Assessment How can I access information in the Greenprint?
  11. 11. Did you know? There are observations of rare or protected species in your area of interest The value of crops in this area are worth as much as $55,0 Your area is part of a municipal drinking water supply watershed Your area contains 303d listed streams and waterbodies Your area has higher than average water quality The groundwater recharge potential in this area is equivalent to the annual water use for 36,368 households There is one fish passage barrier in your area
  12. 12. What opportunities exist to protect these resources given a changing climate? How will climate change impact natures values and benefits? Opportunity Threat How is each resource threatened by climate change?
  13. 13. What policies protect areas important for our natural values and benefits?
  14. 14. Knowing the natural relationships of the landscape’s values and benefits can inform better planning decisions for their protection. Conservation Opportunity Development Pressure – At Risk Urbanized development on open space can induce environmental disruption to the natural values and benefits. What policies protect areas important for our natural values and benefits?
  15. 15.  Santa Clara Valley  Santa Cruz Mountains, Diablo Mountain Range  15 Cities in County.  Cities adjacent to Valley Floor Agriculture – San Jose, Morgan Hill, Gilroy  24,000 acres in agriculture 24 Santa Clara County & Agriculture
  16. 16.  $830 million annual contribution to SCC Economy  8,100 workers  Over 1,000 farms 25 Santa Clara Valley Agriculture Today
  17. 17. Mary and Chris Borello 3rd Generation Farmer Borello Farms
  18. 18. 27 Ongoing Agricultural Land Conversion
  19. 19. Afternoon Greenprint Workshops Time Workshop Instructor Room 1:00-1:40 Learning: Computer Lab and Reporting Dan Rademacher, Executive Director, GreenInfo Network Tamalpais 1:00-1:40 Case Study: Infrastructure: Transportation and Water Elizabeth O’Donoghue, Director, Infrastructure and Land Use, Nature Conservancy Kinzie 1:50- 2:30 Learning: Natural Resources, Climate Change, and Policies Tom Robinson, Director of Conservation, Science, and Innovation, Bay Area Open Space Council Tamalpais 1:50- 2:30 Case Study: Conservation and Priority Conservation Areas (PCAs) Adam Garcia, Planning & Research Manager, Greenbelt Alliance Kinzie 2:40- 3:20 Learning: Computer Lab and Reporting Dan Rademacher, Executive Director, GreenInfo Network Tamalpais 2:40- 3:20 Case Study: Land Use: General Plan, Boundaries, and Community Separators Adam Garcia, Planning & Research Manager, Greenbelt Alliance Kinzie

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