Author: Justyne Schnupp, Community Engagement Manager

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...

Hear from 2016 Nature’s Inspiration Honoree Shelton Johnson
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Hear from 2016 Nature’s Inspiration Honoree Shelton Johnson

If you were lucky enough to join us for our 2016 Nature’s Inspiration, you were left truly in awe listening to the words and music of Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson. Check out his video where he introduces and thanks our 2018 honorees, Steve Abbors, retired General Manager of Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, and Rue Mapp,...

The Mountain Terrace: Nature Inspires at a Hillside Retreat
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The Mountain Terrace: Nature Inspires at a Hillside Retreat

Nestled in the Woodside Highlands, the careful observer can find this year’s venue for Nature’s Inspiration, The Mountain Terrace. Inside its country-style lodge, you will find an antique wood bar, exposed beam ceilings, and a grand stone fireplace adding to the rustic charm of the setting. The lodge opens onto a spacious bi-level redwood deck...

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...

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...

Win for creeks & wildlife in San Jose
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Win for creeks & wildlife in San Jose

After many years of advocacy, this week the San Jose City Council approved new policy and code amendments that will provide greater protection to creeks and riparian corridors, and also voted to study a city-wide bird-safe design program. The 1999 Riparian Corridor Policy Study, which established a 100-foot setback from riparian corridors as the general...

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