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Megan Medeiros On Our 2017 Annual Report
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Megan Medeiros On Our 2017 Annual Report

We’re pleased to share our 2017 Annual Report. Check out Executive Director Megan Medeiros’ video below to learn more about what we achieved for local wildlife and nature. Check out the full report online here. Make a gift to support our ongoing work today. All gifts made during the month of April will be doubled...

Paul Says Goodbye
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Paul Says Goodbye

by Paul Ledesma With no small amount of melancholy, I’ve decided to leave the Committee for Green Foothills family at the end of March. Thank you so much for allowing me to be part of your tribe. While I’ll miss the day-to-day work to protect our open spaces, I’ll especially miss the warmth and kindness...

Thank San Jose for being Climate Smart
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Thank San Jose for being Climate Smart

by Paul Ledesma, Legislative Advocate On February 27, the San Jose City Council approved the “Climate Smart San Jose” plan. This plan represents the City’s roadmap for local action to reduce the impacts of Climate Change. Committee for Green Foothills and other environmental groups worked to have the plan include a reference to the role...

Speak up for our oceans: stop offshore oil drilling
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Speak up for our oceans: stop offshore oil drilling

The Trump Administration is trying to open the Pacific Coast to offshore oil and gas drilling. The proposal includes the largest number of lease sales in U.S. history, putting our fragile ocean ecosystem at risk. The Department of Interior is now accepting public comments on the proposal. Add your name in opposing drilling in our fragile...

Advocate for open space in San Jose
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Advocate for open space in San Jose

Thank you to those of you who turned out for last Tuesday’s town hall meeting on Climate Smart San Jose. We now need you to help us get the Climate Smart San Jose plan across the finish line. On Tuesday, February 27, at 1:30 p.m., the City Council will be voting to approve the plan.  Let them...

Being Climate Smart needs to mean protecting land for San Jose
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Being Climate Smart needs to mean protecting land for San Jose

Note: This form is now closed.  Thank you for all those who emailed the City Council! On Tuesday, February 20, at 7 p.m., the City of San Jose is hosting a town hall meeting on the draft Climate Smart San Jose Plan (CSSJ). Let the City Council know that you support the protection of open...

Stand up for Coyote Valley
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Stand up for Coyote Valley

Coyote Valley is threatened by industrial sprawl.Will you stand with us to permanently protect Coyote Valley? Join us for a brief training, we’ll provide you with materials to speak with residents and Protect Coyote Valley shirts, hats, tote bags, and stickers for you to keep! Then, we’ll pair-up and go door-to-door asking our neighbors to add their names to...

Three Cheers for the District 8 Community!
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Three Cheers for the District 8 Community!

Jim Zito, Jeremy Barousse, Robert Reese, Daniel Reyes, Wesley Lee, Rose Herrera (former San Jose Vice Mayor), Bonnie Mace, and all of the other residents of District 8 in San Jose who have been leading the effort to oppose the Evergreen initiative, are people who give us hope. The Evergreen Initiative, would threaten much of San...

Thank You & Happy Holidays!
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Thank You & Happy Holidays!

Thank you for fighting with us in 2017. Whether you made a donation, responded to an action alert, spoke at a meeting, went for a hike, or shared our news with a friend, you were part of the fight for local nature. Thank you. Thanks to you and our community, we celebrated some important wins...

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