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Ask County Supervisors to Support Better Enforcement of Ridgeline Easement at Lehigh Quarry
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Ask County Supervisors to Support Better Enforcement of Ridgeline Easement at Lehigh Quarry

On Tuesday, June 22, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will decide if staff should investigate sharing enforcement authority with Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District over a ridgeline easement on Lehigh Quarry property. Lehigh has violated the County-owned easement agreement for many years, degrading the habitat and threatening Rancho San Antonio Park. Please ask...

No Single Solution to California Wildfires
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No Single Solution to California Wildfires

There are multiple reasons why the wildfire problem in California is growing worse: climate change is increasing the number of fires that burn more intensely and widely than in the past, past patterns of fire suppression have resulted in a backlog of fuel, and many people live in forests in harm’s way. There is no...

Please Attend Workshop on Proposed Massive East Palo Alto Development
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Please Attend Workshop on Proposed Massive East Palo Alto Development

This Thursday, May 27 from 6:30-9:00 p.m., the City of East Palo Alto will be holding a virtual public workshop to discuss the Ravenswood Business District/4 Corners Specific Plan Update. The Ravenswood Plan Update could put over 5 million square feet of office development – three times what was originally planned –  out at the...

Light Tower Proposed in One of the Most Environmentally Damaging Locations
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Light Tower Proposed in One of the Most Environmentally Damaging Locations

Streams, Riparian Zones Running Through San Jose are Crucial Habitats San Jose is extraordinarily fortunate to have important and environmentally viable stream corridors running through the city, from the hills to the Bay. In the hills, elk and deer delight urban residents. In the Bay, sea life like leopard sharks and small rays swim within...

It’s Easy to Leave a Legacy With FreeWill
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It’s Easy to Leave a Legacy With FreeWill

We believe in a future where wildlife and communities thrive and live in balance together. Green Foothills continues to champion the open spaces, farmlands, and natural resources in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties for the benefit of all through advocacy, education, and grassroots action. It’s your loyal support and generosity that make this possible....

Nature: The Ultimate Mom Hack
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Nature: The Ultimate Mom Hack

Nature has been there for me long before I became a mom – playing in her streams, hiking her beautiful landscapes, and breathing her fresh air. And just like with our own moms we respect and appreciate her more as we get older and wiser. Nature – and her powers to soothe, inspire, heal and...

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