Author: Alice Kaufman

Ask San Jose to Protect Lake Cunningham’s Water Quality
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Ask San Jose to Protect Lake Cunningham’s Water Quality

On Tuesday, June 28, the San Jose City Council will decide the fate of the remaining environmental funding from Measure T, the 2018 bond measure that helped protect Coyote Valley. Please email the City Council and tell them to spend this environmental funding on environmental protection such as addressing water quality contamination, rather than redirecting...

Room to Move: Why Wildlife Linkages Matter
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Room to Move: Why Wildlife Linkages Matter

Habitat connectivity is about understanding the lives and needs of all the species in our region and giving them what they require to survive. One of those things is the ability to move from one habitat range to another. That’s why we focus some of our strongest advocacy efforts on the wildlife linkages that are...

Species Spotlight: Ridgway’s Rail
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Species Spotlight: Ridgway’s Rail

Plants and animals often act as indicator species, telling us through their presence or absence what the condition of their ecosystem is. In this sense, the story of the endangered Ridgway’s Rail is the story of the San Francisco Bay tidal marshlands – formerly abundant, now greatly reduced. The continued survival of this shorebird species...

Santa Clara City Council Calls For Protection of Juristac
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Santa Clara City Council Calls For Protection of Juristac

This Tuesday, the Santa Clara City Council unanimously adopted a resolution urging the County to deny permits for an open-pit mine at Juristac — a region sacred to the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band and a critical wildlife linkage. Please thank the City Councilmembers for passing this resolution calling for the protection of Juristac! What’s Happening:...

Amazon-Style Warehouse/Distribution Center Threatens Coyote Valley
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Amazon-Style Warehouse/Distribution Center Threatens Coyote Valley

In an alarming 5-4 vote on October 27, San Jose’s Planning Commission decided against protecting Coyote Valley. Rejecting the recommendations from Planning staff and the 36-member General Plan Task Force, they voted to recommend against changing the land use in North Coyote Valley from industrial development to open space and agriculture. It is up to...

Ask San Jose Planning Commission to Recommend Protecting Coyote Valley
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Ask San Jose Planning Commission to Recommend Protecting Coyote Valley

On Wednesday, October 27, the San Jose Planning Commission will vote on recommendations to amend the General Plan to change the land use in Coyote Valley from industrial development to open space and agriculture. Please email the Planning Commission and tell them to protect Coyote Valley! Setting the Stage for Historic City Council Vote in...

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