Senate Bill 365 Signed: Next Step, Creating a Park and Open Space District in Solano County

We’re celebrating a big milestone toward a Countywide Park and Open Space District in Solano County. Senate Bill 365 (Dodd) was signed by Governor Brown, giving the go-ahead for the county Board of Supervisors to pursue creating the district. Add your voice of support for the next step.

Defend Sonoma County’s Community Separators

Last year Sonoma County voted by 81% to protect community separators, the green spaces between our towns and cities. Now, a luxury resort with hundreds of events is proposed by an out-of-town developer in the community separator between Santa Rosa and Windsor. This oversized hideout for the 1% will put the community separators we voted to protect to the test! Defend the Windsor-Larkfield-Santa Rosa Community Separator from this oversized development by signing… Read More

Support Las Juntas Way in Walnut Creek

At a time when so many Contra Costa County families are struggling to find affordable homes, Las Juntas Way will create healthy opportunities to live, work, and play in Walnut Creek. Despite the great additions this community can bring to the fabric of Walnut Creek and the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village, Las Juntas Way is facing significant opposition. We urge residents who want the best development for their city to step forward… Read More

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.

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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