Bay Area Design Challenge off to Strong Start

Greenbelt Alliance is thrilled to partner with the Bay Area’s Resilient by Design Challenge, an exciting year-long project drawing attention to climate impacts, especially sea level rise, and creating potential responses for areas around the region.

Coyote Valley in San Jose Named to National List of At-Risk Landscapes

Coyote Valley, just outside of San Jose, has been nationally recognized as one of 13 critical landscapes around the country that are at risk of being lost in Landslide 2017: Open Season on Open Space.

Community Rallies for Housing Solutions in North Bayshore

Mountain View City Council reaffirmed their commitment to the North Bayshore plan to create a vibrant walkable community with up to 9,850 new homes, 20 percent of which will be dedicated for low-income residents.

Yes on Measure E: Novato Wetlands and Flood Control

Novato residents have an opportunity to improve flood control and increase marsh restoration by voting YES on Measure E in the November 7 election.

Windsor Votes YES on Measure H to Renew Urban Growth Boundary

The Town of Windsor in Sonoma County held a special election on November 7 to renew its urban growth boundary (UGB) for another 22 years through Measure H. In a resounding win with over 70% approval, the local community turned out in support of protecting open space and planning for smart growth.

How Parklands and Open Space Can Counteract Climate Change

A countywide park and open space district is designed to protect and preserve the innumerable benefits natural lands can provide to humans, wildlife, and vegetation.

Park Profile: Lagoon Valley Park

Lagoon Valley Park spans 314 acres, with an additional 700 acres of adjoining open spaces. It contains a variety of hiking and biking trails, a centuries-old historical house, Lagoon Lake for boating, an off-leash dog park, and a disc golf course.

Novato Crowd Stands Up for Open Space

The city of Novato’s movers and shakers showed up in force for the Meet Up and Party to support Yes on Measure D to protect open space and prevent sprawl! We sipped Trek Wine, munched on homemade goodies, and stepped up to the microphone.

Heart of Fairfield: Interview with Brian Miller

The Heart of Fairfield Plan, approved by the Fairfield City Council this past May, is an extensive plan to make Fairfield’s central West Texas Street and downtown more vibrant.

Protecting Urban Wildlands in Petaluma

Collaborating with neighbors, landowners and community leaders, Dr. Schindler is seeking to permanently protect 30 acres of natural grassland and woodland habitat in Petaluma from potential development.