|Parks & General Services|
|Agendas, Minutes & Commission Structure|
|Open Space Program Information|
|1st Monday of every month at 6:30pm|
|Marc Hoshovsky, Chair|
|Roberta Millstein (alternate)|
|Sean Owens, Vice-Chair|
Purpose - The Davis Open Space and Habitat Commission is to advise the City Council on all open space issues, programs and projects including those dealing with the habitat.
Function - The Open Space and Habitat Commission has the following responsibilities and such other duties as the Council may, from time to time, decide:
Areas that can be included are issues related to natural areas, wildlife and wildlife habitat, agricultural land conservation, land acquisition, regional parks, trail systems, environmental education and interpretation, project site design and project operations and maintenance.
Monitoring the implementation of the city’s open space objectives and identifying solutions to implementation problems.
Serve as the focal point for the community and city government for open space projects and issues. Work cooperatively with the Planning Commission, Recreation and Parks Commission and other city and community groups on issues of mutual interest.
Native Pollinator Talk Series
These talks are part of an ongoing series of presentations on native pollinators in the Davis area. This series is designed to support one of the Commission's priorities, the enhancement of native pollinator habitat in the city of Davis and adjacent agricultural areas. The speaker series will present interested residents with information on a variety of topics related to native pollinators and their habitat.
For more information on all talks, contact: Mitch Sears, Sustainability Programs Manager, (530) 757-5610 or [email protected]
The City of Davis Open Space and Habitat Commission is hosting a talk on native pollinators and what Davis residents can do to help provide habitat. The presenter will be Dr. Holly Ernest, Associate Professor of Population Health and Reproduction at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Her talk, “California's hummingbirds: population ecology and landscape genetics for conservation ", will take place at 7:30 pm on Thursday, March 29, at the Game Room in Veterans Memorial Theatre, 203 E. 14th St.
The City of Davis Open Space and Habitat Commission is hosting a talk on native pollinators and what Davis residents can do to help provide habitat. The presenter will be Art Shapiro, a Professor of Evolution and Ecology at UC Davis. His talk, “Signal and Noise in a Mediterranean Climate: What are California Butterflies Trying to Tell Us?", will take place at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 15, at the Club Room in Veterans Memorial Theatre, 203 E. 14th St.