The Conservancy

WE ARE the volunteers, citizens, business people, and board members who give our time and talents to act as stewards for Guadalupe River Park and Gardens. We are the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy.

 

WE SEE an active, iconic, world-class central park. Our vision encompasses gardens, trails and parks where natives and visitors alike can enjoy open spaces and natural habitats. We see a hub for social interaction, a retreat from urban life, and a place to come together for education, to honor our heritage, for colorful festivals and for physical fitness. We see our unique urban parkland as a flowing ribbon of opportunity – for our economic stimulation, and enhancing the quality of our lives. We see our park as the living centerpiece of a thriving San Jose.

WE CONNECT people with the park. We manage volunteers, we activate programs, we raise awareness, and with that, we raise funds. With careful consideration of The City’s needs, we spearhead and execute the completion of the Guadalupe River Park’s Master Plan.

 

We are the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy. Welcome to your park.

Latest Events

Monthly River Clean-Up

Help preserve a portion of the Guadalupe River by helping us collect loose litter found in the river bed brought in by the recent weather. We are l...

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Historic Orchard Monthly Work Day

Help preserve a portion of the old Santa Clara Valley when orchards stretched across the valley floor. We are looking for volunteers to help ma...

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Window on the River Park

Our annual fundraiser takes place every June and offers local business leaders an opportunity to mingle with elected officials and park support...

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Classes

Beautiful Water-wise Landscaping – 3 week course

Join us and Master Gardeners Dee Brown & Lisa Strand and learn to beautify your landscaping while reducing water use in our summer-dry climat...

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Exploring our Watershed: A Sense of Place

Join us and naturalist/wildlife photographer Greg Kerekes to explore the natural and cultural wonders of the Guadalupe River watershed! More

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Rose Pruning Classes

Every Wednesday and Saturday through the end of February. Hands-on rose pruning lessons are being offered at the San Jose Heritage Rose Garden eve...

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Greywater Basics: Reusing Household Water In Your Landscape!

Explore the basics of how to safely and easily reuse your laundry, sink or shower water in your home garden. more.

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