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Could the ghost of John Muir save Alhambra Hills from development?

August 08, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

The family and fans of John Muir say the hills outside of his Martinez estate should be saved to preserve his legacy.

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Trust for Public Land

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

A national land conservation organization that conserves land for people to enjoy as parks, community gardens, historic sites, rural lands, and other natural places.

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Tri-Valley Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

To preserve and protect important agricultural and open space lands in and around the cities of Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, and Sunol.

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Sonoma Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Since 1976, the Sonoma Land Trust has protected nearly 20,000 acres of scenic, productive and environmentally significant land in and around Sonoma County. Funded largely by membership contributions, the Land Trust develops land protection strategies, promotes funding for land conservation, acquires land and conservation easements, and promotes a sense of place and a land ethic through activities, education and outreach.

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Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation & Open Space District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

With funds generated from a voter-approved quarter-cent sales tax, the district has permanently preserved almost 75,000 acres of open space and agricultural land.

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Solano Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The mission of Solano Land Trust is to permanently protect and preserve farmland, ranchland, and open space in Solano County through land acquisition, conservation easements, education, and land management.

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Silicon Valley Land Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Acquires or otherwise protects open space and agriculturual lands in Silicon Valley.

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Sempervirens Fund

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sempervirens Fund is California's oldest land trust, originally formed in 1900 as Sempervirens Club. Using donors' tax-deductible dollars, Sempervirens Fund has purchased and saved thousands of acres of redwood forest land in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the threat of logging and development. Newly purchased land is transferred to state and local parks agencies, thereby creating some of the most beautiful public parks in the world.

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Save the Redwoods League

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Founded in 1918, the league has assisted in permanently protecting hundreds of thousands of acres of redwood forestland.

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Save Mount Diablo

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

One of the most successful open space acquisition groups in the East Bay, Save Mount Diablo’s mission is to preserve Mount Diablo's peaks and surrounding foothills.

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