Championing the Bay Area with True Highlander Spirit

Jake and Barbara Mackenzie Sonoma County

Jake is known in the North Bay and beyond as a steward of smart city planning and a voice many seek when it comes to local and regional government. And we could not be prouder to honor him with this year’s Greenbelt Alliance Champion Award.

The Women of Greenbelt Alliance

For international women's day, we're celebrating the women of Greenbelt Alliance

This International Women’s Day we’re celebrating the women of Greenbelt Alliance. From our founder Dorothy Erskine to the hard working staff and board members that serve our organization today, they’ve had an incalculable impact on our success.

Bob Johnson’s Path to a Lasting Legacy

Bob Johnson in his beloved Berkeley

Today, as both an outings leader and board member for Greenbelt Alliance, he introduces Bay Area residents to the dynamic communities of Berkeley, the East Bay’s stunning parks and open spaces, and the joys of seeing the world on foot. Since 1989, Bob has been helping us spread the word about the unique wonders of his chosen home.

Shaping the Bay Area One Generation at a Time

Evers Family History

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.

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.

Bud Johns: Creating a Lasting Legacy

Bud Johns is best known to Greenbelt Alliance for his 24 years on the Board and his dedication to create an endowment that provides financial stability.

Sue Serrone Puts the Sun in Sunnyvale: Fighting for a Thriving Community

Sue Serrone leads Livable Sunnyvale, a coalition of individuals and organizations that work together to create a more vibrant, inclusive, and people-friendly Sunnyvale. Read her story here.

Protecting Sand Creek: Evan’s Story on Stopping Sprawl in His Hometown

An inspiring story by local advocate Evan Gorman on his fight to stop the Sand Creek Focus Area plan of sprawl development in his hometown, Antioch, CA.

2017 Greenbelt Alliance Champion Awards: Linda Jo Fitz and Megan Medeiros

Linda Jo Fitz and Megan Medeiros, two women who have been steadfast supporters and partners of Greenbelt Alliance will be honored at our annual Savor The Greenbelt fundraiser on October 3, 2017, with the Greenbelt Alliance Champion Award.

Investing in Your Legacy Through Greenbelt Alliance

Join Andy and Sara Barnes in securing the future of the Bay Area by naming Greenbelt Alliance in your will or trust. Learn more about planned giving.