Author Archive | Leslie Holder

Measure T Is Proof of the Coyote Valley Concept

By Brian Schmidt, Green Foothills Interim Legislative Advocate Measure T: Continuing Long-Term Funding For Environmental Protection The struggle to protect Coyote Valley has been a long one mainly featuring fighting destructive proposals to impose sprawl on this large open space area. In some cases, landowners and developers have realized that they can get very reasonable […]

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Help Us Pass Measure T!

By Alice Kaufman, Legislative Advocacy Director at Green Foothills Measure T, which will renew funding for the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority (OSA), will be on the ballot for most Santa Clara County voters this November. Volunteers are needed to help get the word out about this important ballot measure to protect and restore […]

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High Speed Rail Endangers Wildlife in Coyote Valley

High Speed Rail Endangers Wildlife, Impacts Farmland in Coyote Valley Last month, we called on the California High Speed Rail Authority for better protections of wildlife connections through Coyote Valley and to ensure that farmland loss there be balanced with farmland protection within the same area. Our comments were in response to the Authority’s San […]

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Tell California’s High Speed Rail Authority to Protect Wildlife and Avoid Farmland Destruction in Santa Clara County

This Tuesday, June 23, is the deadline to submit comments on the environmental analysis of running high speed rail from San Jose to Merced. Please email the California High Speed Rail Authority using the form below, asking it to protect wildlife movement through Coyote Valley and Pacheco Pass, and to avoid sprawl and the loss […]

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Future Of Coyote Valley To Be Discussed Wednesday

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA — A celebration and conversation will take place Wednesday evening about the future of Coyote Valley in San Jose, according to Green Foothills, a group that aims to protect open space, farmland and natural resources in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The evening will get underway at 6:30 p.m. at […]

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