Category: Action Alert

Thank the San Jose City Council
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Thank the San Jose City Council

Please email the San Jose City Council to say thank you! In August, the City of San Jose presented their draft Environmental Sustainability Plan (ESP) to the City Council. Several environmental groups, including Committee for Green Foothills, urged the City to expand the scope of the ESP to include recognition of the benefits provided by...

Speak Up For the Coast by August 14!
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Speak Up For the Coast by August 14!

As you may have heard, new coastal marine sanctuaries and monuments (designated or expanded in the past 10 years) are currently under review by the federal government in an effort to expand offshore oil and gas drilling. Please join me in speaking up for our coast by August 14. What You Can Do  1. Tell...

Good News for Old-Growth and Wildlife Trees!
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Good News for Old-Growth and Wildlife Trees!

Last November, I asked you to speak up for protection of old-growth redwoods and wildlife trees on the 40-acre Stoddard Trust property. 572 people emailed CALFIRE and asked that these venerable trees be protected. CALFIRE has now approved the Timber Harvest Permit and we are pleased that no old-growth or wildlife trees are proposed for...

Take Action by 4/9: Our hillsides are at risk
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Take Action by 4/9: Our hillsides are at risk

Santa Clara County hillsides are at risk. YCS Investments is at it again with yet another proposal to develop Young Ranch. Send a comment letter on the Young Ranch residential project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report by Sunday, April 9. This project threatens the integrity of San Jose’s greenbelt by setting an alarming precedent of allowing...

Protecting Wildlife Habitat in North Crestview Park
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Protecting Wildlife Habitat in North Crestview Park

UPDATE: The City Council voted on February 13 to approve the “passive use” plan for North Crestview Park. This will preserve North Crestview’s value as a wildlife corridor and habitat area, as well as providing walking trails for residents to enjoy the views and the open space. Thanks to all who sent emails or came to...

Support Public Access to Martin’s Beach
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Support Public Access to Martin’s Beach

Join me and State Senator Jerry Hill in urging the State Lands Commission to use their power of eminent domain to acquire a public right of way or easement for public access to Martin’s Beach. Send an email to the Commission using the form below, and urge them to pursue acquisition of a public right...

Stop the Logging of Old-Growth Redwoods
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Stop the Logging of Old-Growth Redwoods

A Timber Harvest Plan (THP 1-16-080 SMO (Stoddard)) that proposes logging of up to 64 old-growth coast redwoods and valuable wildlife trees off Highway 9 in San Mateo County is under review by CAL FIRE. If this plan is approved, all but 13 out of 87 old-growth and wildlife trees on this 40-acre parcel will...

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