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Marin Agricultural Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) was the first land trust in the United States to focus on farmland preservation. Founded in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to preserve farmland in Marin County, California, MALT acquires agricultural conservation easements on farmland in voluntary transactions with landowners.

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Land Trust of Napa County

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Land Trust of Napa County works to protect the natural diversity, scenic open space and agricultural vitality of Napa County by preserving lands with significant conservation values for present and future generations and by fostering an appreciation and understanding of the natural environment. The trust has preserved more than 50,000 acres.

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GreenInfo Network

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The mission of GreenInfo Network is to bring the power of computer based mapping to non-profits, public agencies and other public interest organizations.

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Greenbelt Alliance

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

One of the region's iconic environmental organizations, Greenbelt Alliance has been working to protect open space in the Bay Area since 1958. The group focuses on sound urban planning, growth limits, and building support for open space acquisition.

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Friends of Knowland Park

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Friends of Knowland Park is a group of neighborhood groups, friends, and concerned citizens from throughout the Bay Area brought together by the common desire to preserve the open space of Knowland Park. This open space, owned by the City of Oakland, is slated for development by expansion of the Oakland Zoo, which would cut off access to a large swath of a meadow and a portion of ridgeline.

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Friends of Coyote Hills

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Friends of Coyote Hills serves Fremont, Hayward, and Union city, and is dedicated to the conservation and preservation of open space and the plant and wildlife habitats it supports, and to engaging public involvement with local and regional environmental issues through community outreach, education, collaborative efforts, and advocacy.

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Environmental Action Committee of West Marin – EAC

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Environmental Action Committee of West Marin is a grassroots group founded in 1971 to protect West Marin’s natural environment and rural character.

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East Bay Regional Park District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest regional park district in the nation and manages more than 98,000 acres in 65 parks in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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Coastside Land Trust (San Mateo County)

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Coastside Land Trust is dedicated to protecting the urban open space of the San Mateo County coast, for enjoyment now and for generations to come. We safeguard scenic bluffs, open space, stream corridors and agricultural lands in and around the communities of Half Moon Bay, El Granada, Miramar, Moss Beach, Princeton-by-the-Sea, and Montara.

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