Ann Notthoff — Public Member

Ann Notthoff is the California Advocacy Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in San Francisco where she has worked since 1981. She directs a broad range of campaigns to promote public health and environmental protection in California and nationally, most recently leading the fights to pass the State’s landmark clean car and global warming bills (AB 1493 and AB 32). Before assuming the director position, Ms. Notthoff’s work at NRDC focused on coastal and marine management issues. She is currently a State Senate appointee to the California Coastal Conservancy and northern vice president of the California League of Conservation Voters. She has held appointed positions on the California State Oil Spill Technical Advisory Committee, the San Francisco Harbor Safety Committee and the CALFED Bay Delta Advisory Council. Ms. Notthoff received her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and a Masters of City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. She lives with her husband Dwight Holing in Orinda, CA. They have two college age children.

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  • RFQ: Executive Project Manager – South San Francisco Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
    The California State Coastal Conservancy, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are the lead management agencies for the long-term restoration planning and implementation of the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project (Project). The Project is the largest wetland restoration effort on the U.S. West Coast, encompassing 15,100 acres of […] (Read more on RFQ: Executive Project...)
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    Chula Vista – Today (10/18/18), the Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project released its new Regional Strategy 2018, a science-based guide for the long-term restoration and expansion of Southern California’s coastal wetlands. The Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project (WRP), a consortium of federal and state agencies, has been collaborating on wetlands preservation and restoration from Santa Barbara to […] (Read more on New Strategy for...)
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    The Coastal Conservancy’s Prop 68 Program Guidelines are available for public review and comment. These guidelines explain the process and criteria that the Conservancy will use to solicit applications, evaluate proposals, and award grants with Prop 68 funds under the Conservancy’s programs. Comments are due on November 12, 2018.  Comments should be emailed to (Read more on Proposition 68 Draft...)
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