Contra Costa County Campaigner Turning the Tide on Sprawl

Greenbelt Alliance’s signature At Risk report delves into the Bay Area’s natural and agricultural lands that are at the most risk of development in 2017. In an effort to bring these lands to the public view, we have real life stories told by the dedicated local citizens who fight to keep them free from urban sprawl.

Press Release: Greenbelt Alliance Endorses New Mixed Use Project in Historic Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA, CA Greenbelt Alliance has endorsed the proposed DeTurk Winery Village mixed-used project located near the Railroad Square Historic District and future SMART train station in downtown Santa Rosa. If approved and built, it will provide 185 new apartment homes—15 of them for very-low income residents. “The DeTurk Winery Village meets our tough endorsement criteria for good growth in the downtown near transit,” said Teri Shore, Regional Director for Greenbelt Alliance… Read More

Fighting for Sustainable & Inclusive Communities

With the change in power in Washington, DC, we are in a new era. Many of us are justifiably scared and are wondering what we should do. I am scared myself, but I have also never been more proud to be the CEO of Greenbelt Alliance. It is the kind of work we do at Greenbelt Alliance that will show our nation and the world that—despite the rhetoric out of Washington—the communities… Read More

Lifelong Antioch Advocate Reignites Passion to Protect Open Space

Michael Amorosa knows what’s at risk in Antioch. His own story is intertwined with the hills, creeks, bobcats, and even the endangered Alameda Whip Snake. Soon after moving to Antioch at the wide-eyed age of seven, his family found a home near the hills around Black Diamond Mine Regional Reserve. It didn’t take long for him to do his “Huck Finn thing” with his adventuresome crew of friends. As a teenager, he… Read More

Greenbelt Alliance Endorsed: DeTurk Winery Village in Historic Santa Rosa

Greenbelt Alliance is endorsing the proposed DeTurk Winery Village mixed-used project located near the Railroad Square Historic District and future SMART train station in downtown Santa Rosa. If approved and built, it will provide 185 homes—15 of which will be for low-income residents. The project will incorporate the historic red-brick DeTurk Winery building, which withstood the 1906 earthquake. It will include approximately 20,000 square feet of existing commercial space within the rehabilitated… Read More

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