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Campaign Launched to Protect Coyote Valley from Industrial Development

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Grants from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Aim to
Protect San Jose’s Coyote Valley Natural Resources for the Long Term

San Jose, Calif., November 1, 2017 – Coyote Valley, San Jose — 7,400 acres of valley floor between the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west and the Diablo Range to the east — provides multiple values, including flood control, wildlife habitat and rich farmland. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is supporting a coalition led by the Committee for Green Foothills (CGF) and Greenbelt Alliance to defend Coyote Valley’s resources. Together with the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, SAGE, and Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful, CGF and Greenbelt Alliance are leading a three-fold strategy of advocacy, research and community mobilization to safeguard
Coyote Valley’s open space from industrial development.

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