While community separators didn’t stop the Tubb’s fire in Santa Rosa, without them, the damage could have been much worse. Read more.
Greenbelt Alliance and partners defeated Antioch’s sprawl plan for the Sand Creek Focus Area, a win against sprawl development, but more battles to fight.
Jeremy Madsen has joined the Committee for Affordable and Sustainable Accommodations (CASA) an MTC task force focused on solving the housing crisis.
This disaster may have been far worse if not for the policies and plans that have been in place to avoid sprawl in the rural areas of the North Bay. We believe we can reduce the impact that natural disasters have—avoiding even more devastating results—by fighting for smart planning moving forward.
On October 3, 2017, the Greenbelt Alliance community came together to celebrate our work to protect Bay Area landscapes and promote smart growth in our cities and towns. Guests enjoyed locally-sourced cuisine and remarks on the importance of our work from Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.
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, 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.
Novato residents have an opportunity to improve flood control and increase marsh restoration by voting YES on Measure E in the November 7 election.
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.
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.