Author: Justyne Schnupp

Celebrating Earth Day – 50 years later
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Celebrating Earth Day – 50 years later

Every year on April 22 we celebrate the most important day of the year for the environmental movement — Earth Day — and this year is the 50th Anniversary. It’s time to channel the energy and excitement from the first Earth Day and be inspired by the credible community of people who are working locally...

Watch Charles Lester’s Climate Change Presentation
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Watch Charles Lester’s Climate Change Presentation

If you missed it (or just want to see it again), here is a recording of our Climate Change, Social Change: The Next 50 Years of Coastal Protection presentation (5/15) by Dr. Charles Lester, researcher and former California Coastal Commission Executive Director. With the increased threat of sea level rise, he shared challenges that face...

Honoring Joe Cotchett at the 2019 Nature’s Inspiration
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Honoring Joe Cotchett at the 2019 Nature’s Inspiration

We are very excited to announce that Green Foothills will be honoring the legendary Joe Cotchett at our 2019 Nature’s Inspiration. Our master of ceremonies will be Congresswoman Jackie Speier. Nature’s Inspiration will take place on Sunday, September 22 from 1-4pm at Wickett Ranch in unincorporated Woodside. Featuring beautiful pastures, surrounded by old growth redwood...

Growing, Rocking & Rolling Together
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Growing, Rocking & Rolling Together

We’re thrilled to be honoring Joan Baez at Nature’s Inspiration on September 24 at Coyote Ranch. Purchase your tickets today. Local: Palo Alto Roots Congratulations to legendary folk singer and activist Joan Baez for being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame April 7. We happen to know the humble seeds of her...

Tribute to our honoree will go to Bay Area Wilderness Training
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Tribute to our honoree will go to Bay Area Wilderness Training

Our annual Nature’s Inspiration celebration on October 9 promises great food, good company, and the sparkling presence of Yosemite Park Ranger Shelton Johnson. At this year’s Nature’s Inspiration we are presenting a $1,500 gift in tribute to Shelton. Our gift will be to Bay Area Wilderness Training for their Leadership Training program for outdoor educators. The youth BAWT serves are 85% youth...

A tribute to Kirke Comstock, CGF founding board member
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A tribute to Kirke Comstock, CGF founding board member

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Kirke Comstock, former Palo Alto Mayor and founding Board Member of Committee for Green Foothills. In an attempt to honor Kirke’s legacy, it is almost impossible to sum up the depth and breadth of his contributions to the preservation of open space here on the...

Win for wildlife in Menlo Park
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Win for wildlife in Menlo Park

Great news for wildlife in Menlo Park! The Menlo Park City Council voted to ban the use of drones in Bedwell Bayfront Park due to the impacts on wildlife, hazards to planes, and inconsistency with the park’s Master Plan. Committee for Green Foothills and other groups have been advocating with Menlo Park to ban drones and...

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