Coyote Valley plays a crucial role in recharging the San Jose’s groundwater resources. It’s incredibly important to protect this piece of essential green infrastructure from potential contamination.
Between 2006 and 2012, we helped cut the region’s land at risk of development by 20%. But in the hottest housing market in decades, are the Bay Area’s growth policies and plans still stopping sprawl? We have the answer.
This report explores creative tools and strategies that are working around the Bay Area and beyond to support local agriculture.
The definitive research on the state of the Bay Area’s open space, finds that more than 322,000 acres—10 times the size of San Francisco—remain at risk of development.
This report with Sustainable Agriculture Education and American Farmland Trust finds an agricultural industry struggling in the global marketplace, but thriving through local markets and agritourism.
Golden Lands, Golden Opportunity identifies Bay Area lands that provide vital public benefits—but are still unprotected.
The Smart Growth Scorecard is a landmark assessment of the planning policies of all 101 cities and nine counties of the Bay Area.
In 2006, Greenbelt Alliance published the second edition of its landmark study on the state of the region’s landscapes and found that over 400,000 acres of greenbelt lands were still at risk.
This report examines the past, present, and future of land use in Sonoma County with farmers and environmentalists working together.
This report provides a template for smart growth not only around Coyote Valley, but also in other urbanizing areas throughout the Bay Area and across the nation.