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Keep Open Space Open

by Bryan Beck, Committee for Green Foothills Open space is just that — undeveloped land. Its value is truly immeasurable, especially in an impacted region like the Bay Area. It offers a natural habitat for wildlife and native plants, protects humans and our developments from flooding, and provides acreage for local agriculture. Open space like […]

Wildlife Safety, Open Space Conservation, and Romance

  Meet Tanya Diamond and Ahiga Snyder, researchers who specialize in identifying, monitoring, and implementing connectivity designs for wildlife movement. What does that mean? They work with land trusts and conservation organizations like Protect Coyote Valley to track local wildlife and evaluate the best ways to co-exist with it. Imagine a bobcat roaming to find food, water, […]

A Showy Display of Rare — and At-Risk — California Wildflowers

By Protect Coyote Valley Staff Peacocks fanning their tails. Cherry blossom trees blooming en masse. Whales breaching. It’s breathtaking when nature pulls out all the stops. And here in Coyote Valley, wildflower season is a prime example. Coyote Valley’s wildflower season is not only a spectacular sight, it’s also a unique opportunity for an up-close […]