Stop Sprawl in Coyote Valley

For decades, Greenbelt Alliance and our partners have protected Coyote Valley from inappropriate development—from technology campuses to sprawling subdivisions. Now there is yet another proposal before the San Jose City Council to build a 517,000 square foot warehouse distribution center on Coyote Valley’s pristine lands. We need your help to stop it.

Renew Voter-Approved UGB in Novato

The city of Novato, California is on track to renew its Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) before it expires at the end of 2017. With three SMART stations underway and Mt. Burdell rising on the edge of town, renewing the city’s UGB is critical. Greenbelt Alliance is now coordinating with local partners and the Novato City Council to develop and pass a renewal measure in November’s election. We need your help to ensure… Read More

Support Local Farms and Ranches

Harley Farms goat

Successful local farms and ranches provide fresh food and economic, social, and environmental benefits for the entire Bay Area. Yet, development continues to chip away at our agricultural lands. Since 1984, we’ve lost 217,000 acres of farm and ranch land to sprawl—that’s seven times the size of San Francisco! You can use your online voice, your vote, and your buying power to support local farms and ranches.

Urge Walnut Creek to Support Affordable Homes and Inclusive Communities

Photo: Zoe Meyers ©

Even with the housing crisis spiraling out of the control, the Walnut Creek City Council has delayed moving forward with a critical neighborhood plan that could create much-needed affordable homes around the Walnut Creek BART Station. This is an opportunity to grow citywide resources to support the diverse communities of Walnut Creek. We need your help to ensure that our teachers, downtown workers, and young families can continue to live in this vibrant and beautiful city.

Share the Love: Tell us your story

Throughout our nearly 60-year history, Greenbelt Alliance has touched the lives of thousands of Bay Area people. If you have a great story about your experience with us, we can’t wait to hear it. Share the love below. Excerpts from stories by our supporters: Julie Dilley fought a sprawl proposal near her hometown in Asti with Greenbelt Alliance. “When you’re out here, if you don’t have a neighborhood association that’s been around… Read More

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