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Don’t Turn Coyote Valley’s Wildlife Corridor Into a Mausoleum

On Thursday, November 30, the city of San Jose will hold a virtual community meeting to hear from the public about the Heritage Oaks Memorial Park, a massive project that threatens to block wildlife movement through Coyote Valley. Please use the form below to ask the city to require a supplemental environmental review to accurately […]

Tell San Jose: Don’t Roll Back Coyote Valley’s Protection

Update: Thank you to the many people who participated in the City of San Jose community meeting on August 28. The city definitely heard from the public that Coyote Valley needs to be protected from development, including along the Monterey Road corridor. The city is continuing to gather community feedback on this issue and eventually […]

Tell San Jose: Don’t Let Them Undo Coyote Valley’s Protection

2022-11-02 Less than 1 year ago, San Jose made the historic decision to protect Coyote Valley from industrial development. Now, the same landowners who tried to get a huge Amazon-style warehouse approved in Coyote Valley are back with yet another destructive development proposal, which would bypass local planning rules and convert 128 acres of open […]

Ask Supervisors to Support Incentives to Protect Coyote Valley

Coyote Valley farmland

2022-04-15 On Tuesday, April 19, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will decide whether to continue making progress on protecting Coyote Valley’s farmland and open space. Please ask the Supervisors to keep moving the process forward and to keep all options on the table that will help preserve farmland and open space. What’s Happening […]

Tell San Jose: Don’t Impair Wildlife Movement in Coyote Valley

2022-03-06 On Tuesday, March 8, San Jose Planning staff will give a presentation to the City Council about potentially allowing new commercial activities like restaurants and beer gardens along Monterey Road in Coyote Valley. Please ask the City to ensure that any new uses do not increase harm to wildlife habitat and connectivity in Coyote […]

Santa Clara County shields Coyote Valley from development (San Jose Spotlight)

North Coyote Valley landscape

By Eli Wolfe 2021-12-21 Climate advocates and conservationists are praising Santa Clara County lawmakers for creating protections for one of the last green open spaces in the South Bay. The Board of Supervisors voted last week to drastically limit development in Coyote Valley, preserving it for open space and agriculture and helping the region achieve […]

A Historic Moment: Coyote Valley Finally Protected From Urban Development

2021-11-23 Last week, San Jose took a historic step by declaring Coyote Valley a place for open space and farmland. The unanimous vote by the San Jose City Council reversed decades of misguided planning policy and declared over 3,000 acres of open space off-limits to urban development. We thank the City Council, staff, and all […]

Future Of Coyote Valley To Be Discussed Wednesday

February 26, 2020 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 […]