Rockville Hills Regional Park, just outside of Fairfield, is one of many delightful outdoor recreation areas in Solano County. We’re working hard to make the Solano Countywide Park and Open Space District a reality, which would help sustain Rockville Hills and other parks in the area.
Research by Alexandra Syphard maps out the fire risk of various development styles to show that sprawl development carries serious dangers. We must avoid the peak of the fire risk curve if we hope to plan for resiliency in rebuilding the North Bay.
Greenbelt Alliance is working to fine-tune several proposed new county initiatives that are likely to increase the density and number of homes, as well as people, in the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County—beyond the nine city’s’ urban growth boundaries (UGB). We need you to make your voice heard at the Board of Supervisors meeting on October 23!
In November 2018, voters approved San Jose’s Measure T. This innovative infrastructure bond will protect San Jose’s “green infrastructure” in Coyote Valley, as well as invest in disaster preparedness, public safety, and other infrastructure in the city.
Sonoma County voters said YES to Measure M, the Greenbelt Alliance endorsed measure which provides funding for parks in open spaces, cities, and towns.
In November 2018, East Bay cities voted YES on Measure FF, ensuring continued funding for the wonderful open spaces of the East Bay Regional Parks District.
On August 28, the Antioch City Council protected 1,400 acres of of land from development, an important win in the fight against Contra Costa County sprawl.
The Evers family have been working for nearly 85 years to ensure growth happens in a way that preserves the landscapes that make the Bay Area special. Their work has helped shape our region into a place where both natural lands and urbanization can thrive.
Greenbelt Alliance is empowering a group of motivated residents with the Bay Area Greenprint, using the Dove Creek development near Vacaville as an example.
The site of the Sonoma Developmental Center is one of the most important wildlife corridors in Sonoma Valley and must be protected once the Center closes.