The recent closure of the Sonoma Developmental Center has created an opportunity for the whole Bay Area to plan the future of these vital greenbelt lands. Community support is needed as the planning process begins.
A new luxury resort and event center called Solstice Sonoma threatens to develop high fire risk greenbelt lands within the community separator.
Developers in Marin have proposed building a new luxury resort and event space called Sonoma Solstice on greenbelt land near Buzzard’s Gulch. We need your help to stop this violation of Sonoma County’s community separators!
North Bay Regional Director Teri Shore was recently tapped by the Geyserville Planning Committee to provide a review of the open space and planning policies that will inform their town’s plan and help manage development pressures facing Geyserville.
While community separators didn’t stop the Tubb’s fire in Santa Rosa, without them, the damage could have been much worse. Read more.
After Sonoma County voters passed Measure K to protect community separators for the next 20 years, a resort is being proposed in the community separator.
Greenbelt Alliance is excited to work with partners to launch an update of the General Plan, the blueprint for Sonoma County’s future. Read more.
Sonoma County Conservation Council board member, Wendy Krupnick, presented the Ernestine Smith Environmentalist of the Year Award to Teri Shore, North Bay Regional Director for Greenbelt Alliance.
Greenbelt Alliance’s Leadership Circle gathered for a post-election conversation with John King of the San Francisco Chronicle to discuss the 27 local ballot measures Greenbelt Alliance took positions on in the 2016 Bay Area elections.
Longstanding greenbelt policies protecting open space and farmland between Sonoma County’s towns and cities were renewed for another 20 years.