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.
- 3/19/20 Webinar: Greening without GentrificationPlease join us for a webinar on Thursday, March 19 2020 from 12-1pm. There is growing concern that conservation projects—from parks and open space to urban forestry and ecological reserves—can contribute to “green gentrification,” increases in housing prices and the influx of new, wealthier residents in low-income communities. Policymakers, planners, advocates for parks, conservation, and […] (Read more on 3/19/20 Webinar: Greening...)
- Proposition 1 North Coast Proposal Solicitation, due April 1Proposition 1 grants fund multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects. The Conservancy adopted its Proposition 1 Grant Program Guidelines in September 2016. Priority project types include: water sustainability improvements, anadromous fish habitat enhancement, wetland restoration and urban greening. For more details on the Coastal Conservancy’s priorities, please review our Strategic Plan. We are currently soliciting projects that restore wetlands and/or […] (Read more on Proposition 1 North...)
- Press Release: Coastal Conservancy Awards $7.8 Million for Coastal Restoration, Overnight AccommodationBoard approves first Explore the Coast Overnight Grant Oakland, CA – Last week, the Board of the California State Coastal Conservancy awarded $7.8 million to 13 projects to protect and restore the California coast and San Francisco Bay, and increase public access to these natural resources. Among these grants was $2 million to the Crystal […] (Read more on Press Release: Coastal...)