Over Greenbelt Alliance’s 60-year history, we have stewarded this region’s beautiful natural landscapes while promoting the growth needed for thriving communities for generations to come. As a result, today, almost 3.3 million acres of the Bay Area’s nine counties are protected open spaces. Now, the Bay Area’s people, cities, and lands need critical help as our climate dramatically changes. Join our team to help us realize a climate-resilient region.
Director of Wildfire and Land Use, North Bay: This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead our growing land-use policy advocacy at the nexus of wildfire risk reduction and infill development in fire-prone Sonoma County. Click here to learn more and apply!
Just as Greenbelt Alliance works to create a better Bay Area, we also strive to better ourselves as an organization. To guide that continued improvement, our staff and Board of Directors have identified and adopted the following values. They reflect who we are as an organization, what we foster in our team members, and the internal standard we use to measure our work.
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Each year, Greenbelt Alliance selects priority state legislative areas to focus on that will guide our team in determining opportunities to take action on that will further our mission to educate, advocate, and collaborate to ensure the Bay Area’s lands and communities are resilient to a changing climate. Learn more about our legislative priorities here.
Wildfire season has arrived earlier than ever this year and is already showing promise to surpass the destruction of 2020. Between January 1 and July 4, there were 4,599 fires that burned 114.8 square miles, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, which represents a spike of 136% in terms of area
Whether you are having a barbecue with friends and family, experiencing joy and connection in nature, or reflecting on the ideals of freedom and liberation for Black people in the US today, Juneteenth is a day to celebrate the contributions of Black leaders to our culture and society, while also recognizing that we have much