Summer Hiking in Solano County

Rockville Hills is one of the many stunning open space areas we'll visit during our Solano County summer hiking series

We’re leading hikes in Solano County this summer so people can see why we’re working so hard to bring a park and open space district to the county. Join us and discover the spectacular open space areas Solano County has to offer!

Add Your Name: Support the Creation of the Solano Park and Open Space District

Today, Solano is the only county in the nine-county Bay Area that does not have a park and open space district. But, together with local residents and organizations, we’re looking to change that. Greenbelt Alliance is working closely with the County, each of the seven Solano cities, park district advocates, and residents to make the district a reality. Parks and open spaces are vital to a high quality of life for people… Read More

Why Parks Access is an Equity Issue

Understanding that parks access is an equity issue is essential as we work to bring a Park and Open Space District to Solano County

As we work to bring a Park and Open Space District to Solano County, we’re determined to bring equitable outcomes to the area. This framework will help inform our future work across the region.

Park Profile: Rockville Hills Regional Park

A view of Rockville Hills Regional Park

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.

Empowering Local Activists in Solano County

Greenbelt Alliance is empowering a group of motivated residents with the Bay Area Greenprint, using the Dove Creek development near Vacaville as an example.

Bay Area Innovation Leaders: Richard Fisher

Richard Fisher is applying his biomimicry expertise in Vallejo

Bay Area Innovation Leader Richard Fisher uses his expertise in biomimicry and passion for sustainable cities to bring new energy to the City of Vallejo.

Lessons of the Proposition 68 Campaign

Materials from the Proposition 68 campaign

Thanks to the hard work of the Proposition (Prop.) 68 campaign, Californians made history this past Election Day—June 5—as they voted overwhelmingly to support Prop. 68 and invest $4.1 billion in our state’s parks and natural resources. Prop. 68 had broad-based, statewide support. 57% of all Californians, and 68% here in the Bay Area, voted yes on 68. “The success of Prop. 68 at the polls is an enormous win for all… Read More

An Update from Resilient by Design’s Team Common Ground

Team Common Ground, a group of designers, engineers, scientists, and educators, are preparing to show their design study of the San Pablo Baylands and Highway 37 corridor with the public.

First Solano County Ridge Trail Hike and Overnight A Huge Success

Hikers on the Solano County Ridge Trail

Along with the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council, Solano Land Trust, and the Greater Vallejo Recreation District, we sponsored the first Solano County Ridge Trail overnight hike on April 14-15, 2018. Seventeen intrepid hikers from the East and North Bay spent two days on the Ridge Trail, hiking from Newell Open Space Preserve to the Benicia State Recreation Area, staying overnight at McIntyre Ranch. Panoramic views of San Francisco and Suisun Bay,… Read More

Yes on 68: Support the California Clean Water and Safe Parks Act

Greenbelt Alliance endorsed Proposition 68—the California Clean Water and Safe Parks Act. Prop 68 is a general obligation bond that invests $4.1 billion to address some of California’s most important water, park, and natural resource needs.