Santa Clara Valley Agricultural Plan: Investing in Our Working Lands for Regional Resilience

Source

Authors

Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority

Published

2018

Description

This regional plan for Santa Clara Valley presents strategies and priorities to address both mitigation and resiliency for the agricultural sector. The report highlights the ecological benefits of the agricultural sector in Santa Clara, as well as its challenges. As a framework, it focuses on land use policies (page 43), Regional Agricultural Conservation Easement Programs and Financial Incentives (51), Agricultural economic development strategies (59) and Santa Clara Valley branding, education, and awareness strategies(67). Page 12 highlights existing agricultural land preservation policies in the region. Page 14 lists similar efforts in the Bay Area.

Climate Impact Tags

Drought Extreme heat Flooding Temperature Wildfire

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies

Resource Type Tags

Plan or strategy Project or example

Topics

Extent: Santa Clara County

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Last updated: July 5, 2022