Solano County Welcomes Two Design Teams in Resilient by Design Challenge

Greenbelt Alliance welcomes Resilient by Design teams Team Uplift and Common Ground to Solano County to design solutions to tackle climate change.

Greenbelt Alliance Endorses Park Bond Bill: What It Means for the Bay Area and State

Greenbelt Alliance has endorsed the Park Bond Bill and will carry out an intensive statewide campaign to support the ballot measure.

2017 Legislative Session Wrap-Up

October 15 marked the end of the 2017 California legislative session. Greenbelt Alliance endorsed a lot of stellar bills and opposed a few duds, ending the year with some once-in-a-generation successes. Here’s an overview.

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.

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.

Senate Bill 365 Signed: Next Step, Creating a Park and Open Space District in Solano County

We’re celebrating a big milestone toward a Countywide Park and Open Space District in Solano County. Senate Bill 365 (Dodd) was signed by Governor Brown, giving the go-ahead for the county Board of Supervisors to pursue creating the district. Add your voice of support for the next step.

Press Release: Governor Jerry Brown Signs Legislation to Move Forward Solano Countywide Park District

Fairfield, CA — Today, Greenbelt Alliance and our partners are celebrating a big milestone in the creation of a Countywide Park and Open Space District in Solano County. Last Friday, SB365 (Dodd) was signed by Governor Brown, giving the go-ahead for the county Board of Supervisors to pursue creating the district. The Board of Supervisors now have the opportunity to authorize a countywide ballot initiative that will put the question of creating… Read More

Creating a Park and Open Space District in Solano County

If you have stepped foot on a trail in the region, it is likely that you were on lands purchased or maintained by an open space district. Solano County is the only county in the Bay Area that does not yet have a district. We’re working with the County, seven Solano cities, and residents of Solano County to make the district a reality.

Park Profile: Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve

The Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve is a 215-acre property that has great walking trails, beautiful wildlife highlighted by the annual Flyway Festival, a rich history, and stunning views of San Pablo Bay.