From the Napa Valley Register: Napa County supervisors will resume their marathon appeal hearing for the proposed Syar quarry expansion request on July 11. Supervisors made the decision on Tuesday. They took up the Syar issue for only a few minutes with the sole goal of approving the meeting date for a hearing that proved […]
Have you ever wondered how the Napa Open Space District is funded and how that funding is used to protect our parks and open space? Well, wonder no more! The Napa Open Space District is currently funded through the Napa County’s Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Special Projects Fund, (just over $800,000 this fiscal year). With […]
At their May 9th meeting, the District Board of Directors formally released our proposed budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. The Budget is slated to be adopted at the Board’s next regular meeting on June 6th. The draft budget is available for download, below, and we welcome public comments. Please send any thoughts or […]
Bale Grist Mill is looking for millers and volunteers to lead interpretive tours for the public. Bale Grist Mill is an 1846 water-powered mill that still grinds grain on the original stones. It is open weekends for tours of the building and milling demonstrations as well as two mornings a week for scheduled school tours. […]
The following link takes you to our draft plan detailing how the District plans to spend the revenues from the 1/4 percent sales tax proposal that you should see on your November ballot. Draft Expenditure Plan rev160309 We welcome your thoughts and comments- drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valentine Vista Trail is now OPEN to all hikers and bikers. Due to a downed tree the trail is still closed to equestrians until further notice. It’s a great time to enjoy the green grass and wildflowers on the hillsides of Moore Creek so Go Outside and Play!
Valentine Vista Trail at Moore Creek Park is CLOSED until downed trees are removed. Lake Hennessey Unit is open as is Moore Creek Trail. Prepare to remove shoes and/or bring extra socks for creek crossings to get the the Lake Hennessy Unit or to traverse the Moore Creek Trail.
From the Napa Valley Register by Berry Eberling on March 16, 2016 Napa County could get another chance to buy the state land where locals operate Skyline Wilderness Park, an area used for hiking, camping, mountain biking, horseback riding and other outdoor activities… To read more, click here
Article from the Napa Valley Register by Barry Eberling Readying Napa County’s next major natural park and developing a sales tax ballot measure are among the chores on tap for the county Regional Park and Open Space District this year. The district recently released a brief report looking at what 2016 might hold. In 2015, […]
The District’s ninth annual celebration will be on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Napa River Inn in the City of Napa. Enjoy excellent conversation, drinks and snacks. No charge. Click here for the event flyer.