Author: Helen Wolter

Ensuring Bay Access for All
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Ensuring Bay Access for All

The Bay Conservation & Development Commission (BCDC) recently proposed new environmental justice policies to make access to the San Francisco Bay accessible and equitable for all. Green Foothills weighed in on the draft policies, advocating for guidelines that encourage development that works with nature. We’re pleased to say that BCDC incorporated our input into its...

People Who Give Us Hope
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People Who Give Us Hope

Photo by Bryan Patrick. Nuestra Casa has been a true champion of the Latino community in East Palo Alto since its founding in 2002. In standing up for environmental justice in their community and throughout the Bay Area, the non-profit has been influential in the fight for inclusionary access to green spaces throughout the region,...

State Lands Commission Approves Burlingame Shoreline Park!
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State Lands Commission Approves Burlingame Shoreline Park!

Fabulous news! The California State Lands Commission voted unanimously on October 24 to approve an initial 3-year lease for the proposed Burlingame Shoreline Park. Please take a moment to thank the Commissioners for their vote by using the form below. Thank you to everyone who showed support for a nature park along the Bay. We...

Speak Up for Open Space at Dunes Beach!
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Speak Up for Open Space at Dunes Beach!

Despite overwhelming public opposition, developers Steven Weed and John Vidovich have  submitted a formal application to the City of Half Moon Bay for a 212-room luxury hotel/conference center, a 177-space high-end RV park/clubhouse and a 40-bed hostel on a 47-acre area of open space between Highway 1 and Dunes Beach. Please show your support for...

Exciting News for Burlingame Shoreline Park >> Big Hurdle Ahead
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Exciting News for Burlingame Shoreline Park >> Big Hurdle Ahead

Two fabulous things just happened: first, California State Lands Commission staff recommended that the park proposal for the Burlingame bayfront site move to the lease negotiation stage. Second, we submitted 1,883 signatures from our Shoreline Park petition to the Burlingame City Council. Thank you for making this happen by signing our Burlingame Shoreline Park petition!...

Tell the State Lands Commission You Want A Park
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Tell the State Lands Commission You Want A Park

What’s Happening (as of 9/9/19) The California State Lands Commission staff recommended that the park proposal for the Burlingame bayfront site move to the lease negotiation stage. While the recommendation of the State Lands Commission staff is a wonderful first step, there are hurdles to cross prior to this land becoming a nature park. The...

Remind State Lands Commission You Want A Park
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Remind State Lands Commission You Want A Park

Thank you for signing the Burlingame Shoreline Nature petition to preserve publicly accessible open space on the Bay. We expect the California State Lands Commission to make their decision as to the use of the 9-acre parcel in August or September. Please take a moment to send an email to the Commission reminding them of...

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