Let Fairfield Residents Vote on Their Urban Limit Line

Fairfield California

If you believe that voters should have control of Fairfield’s Urban Limit Line—the boundary that marks the outer limit beyond which urban development is not allowed—encourage the City Council to renew Measure L’s voter protections! This Tuesday, July 21, Fairfield’s City Council will discuss whether or not to add a measure to the November ballot that will extend the voter protections for the Fairfield Urban Limit Line. Back in 2003, 60% of… Read More

Advocate for Bishop Ranch CityWalk in San Ramon

CityWalk Bishop Ranch

Greenbelt Alliance is proud to endorse CityWalk by Bishop Ranch in San Ramon! We applaud their commitment to stormwater management best practices, developing drought-resistant parkland, and wetlands that will introduce qualities supportive of ecological diversity. Every city in the Bay Area must play their part to increase the housing stock to make sure the local workforce can afford to live close to jobs, schools, and services — spending more time with family… Read More

Protect Coyote Valley: Build In Urban Areas

Coyote-Valley-by-Teddy-Miller

Coyote Valley is 7,400 acres of lush farmland and vast open space that provides an awe-inspiring landscape to explore. It is a crucial water resource for Silicon Valley. Its flood plain protects San Jose. It is home to wildlife, including endangered species. Coyote Valley is critical to the ecosystem of the entire South Bay. We must preserve it and encourage growth within existing cities and towns.  Originally scheduled for April 30, 2020,… Read More

Urge Concord to Support Affordable Homes

Concord Naval Weapons Station

For over a decade, Greenbelt Alliance has worked to protect 2,200 acres of the East Bay’s former Concord Naval Weapons Station—an area double the size of Golden Gate Park—while encouraging a long-planned 13,000-unit housing development. The development will provide 25% affordable housing, making a dramatic impact on our regional housing crisis. But all of this could disappear this week if the Concord City Council is not able to finalize a project proposal… Read More

Renew the City of Sonoma’s Urban Growth Boundary

Sonoma City Hall

Help us tell Sonoma City Council that they must give voters the chance to renew the urban growth boundary that has protected open space and farmland around the city for 20 years!

Send a Letter to Support a Solano County Park and Open Space District

Rockville Hills is one of the many stunning open space areas we'll visit during our Solano County summer hiking series

Email the Solano County Board of Supervisors below to support a Park and Open Space District. Solano is the only county in the Bay Area that does not have a countywide park and open space district, which provides funding for parks, greater access to parks and trails, and expanded stewardship of park lands. Show your support in four steps below. Ask the Board of Supervisors to bring forth two ballot measures in… Read More

Add Your Name: Support the Creation of the Solano Park and Open Space District

Today, Solano is the only county in the nine-county Bay Area that does not have a park and open space district. But, together with local residents and organizations, we’re looking to change that. Greenbelt Alliance is working closely with the County, each of the seven Solano cities, park district advocates, and residents to make the district a reality. Parks and open spaces are vital to a high quality of life for people… Read More

Share the Love: Tell us your story

Throughout our 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 here.

Support More Homes Along Sunnyvale’s El Camino Real

Sign on to our support letter below to let Sunnyvale City Council know you support more homes along El Camino Real.

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.