Photo Credit: Jeremy Snowden

Former National Park Service Director to Lead New Parks Institute

We're thrilled to share that former National Park Service Director, Jon Jarvis, is the inaugural Executive Director of the new UC Berkeley Institute for Parks, People, and Biodiversity. Thanks to Resources Legacy Fund for funding the launch of this institute, which will focus on the most pressing issues facing the future of parks, including equitable access to the outdoors and climate change. A hearty welcome from all of us here at the California Outdoor Engagement Coalition! Check out the full announcement here.