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Coyote Valley Master Planning Process to Include Exciting Webinar Series

by Katie Simon, Communications Coordinator, Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Despite continued threats of development, the last decade brought many changes to the trajectory of Coyote Valley. For the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority (the Authority), it remains a top conservation priority. To protect the wide variety of benefits this treasured landscape provides […]

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Giving Nature Some Breathing Room

  We all need room to breathe: a period of rest in order for us to regain or increase strength. Nature needs that too. And the additional stress brought on by climate change has some natural environments needing a little more time than others. At the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency (Habitat Agency) we’re in […]

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Ocean Queen Project Inappropriate for Coyote Valley

At a County Planning Commission hearing this spring, Green Foothills will be speaking up in favor of an appeal by the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority of an out-of-place house in Coyote Valley. We applaud and support this appeal as this house – directly adjacent to the Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve – was […]

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Please Support the Coyote Valley Climate Change Overlay Zone and Development Moratorium

On Tuesday, February 9, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider a Climate Change Overlay Zone and development moratorium for Coyote Valley. Please email the Supervisors and ask them to support these important environmental protections in Coyote Valley! Coyote Valley Still Threatened by Development We’ve made great strides towards protecting Coyote Valley lately. […]

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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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