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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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AB 948 signed by Governor Newsom

Great news! The campaign to protect Coyote Valley got a big boost last month when Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 948, creating the Coyote Valley Conservation Program.  “What Coyote Valley offers is irreplaceable: vibrant wetlands, an essential wildlife habitat and migratory area, active farmlands, a resource to fight climate change and open space for all […]

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