The San Mateo County Arts Commission, which views the arts as an essential part of a healthy and vibrant community, champions policies and practices that promote social and cultural equity. We strive to promote inclusive and diverse programming and to ensure equitable access to arts and culture for all, with consideration for race, ability, sexual orientation, age, gender, economic status, and cultural background. We also commit to partnering with artists and arts organizations that represent and celebrate the diversity of our county, through the fair and equitable distribution of programmatic and financial support. Through these actions, arts are a vehicle for social change.
The project to convert Tunitas Creek Beach into San Mateo County's newest park moves ahead as community members weigh in on aesthetic details and learning opportunities for the preferred design.
The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) has received a $1 million grant from the State Coastal Conservancy to fund a 100-acre fire mitigation project in Quarry County Park located in El Granada. On September 8 we will begin the first phase of work, which will take approximately a week to complete.
The Tunitas Creek Beach Improvement Project Draft Initial Study and Mitigated Negative Declaration is now posted for review and comment.
Beginning this summer, San Mateo RCD and SMC Parks will collaborate to reduce wildfire risk and improve forest health and community safety in Huddart and Wunderlich parks with funding awarded by CAL FIRE.
See what Memorial Park camp facility improvements campers will arrive to discover this 2021 camping season.
We're excited to introduce our new Natural Resource Management interns. Meet Johanna, Alissa, and Aidan!