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Conservation Campaigns


Migratory Fish Passage
Pushing local, state and federal agencies to implement fish passage projects that will allow restoration of sustainable steelhead trout and salmon runs in Alameda Creek

Protect Niles Canyon
Stopping Caltrans’ damaging and unnecessary project to widen Highway 84 through Niles Canyon and promoting road safety measures that do not damage the creek

Restore Sunol Valley
Working with San Francisco and quarry operators to restore stream and riparian habitat in the Sunol Valley reach of Alameda Creek

San Francisco’s Habitat Conservation Plan
Ensuring San Francisco’s Habitat Conservation Plan for land use and operations in the Alameda Creek watershed is adequately protective of endangered species

Sunol Recapture Facility
Ensuring a proposed SFPUC water recapture facility in the Sunol Valley maintains stream flow benefits and fish passage for steelhead trout

Endangered Species Protection for Alameda Creek Steelhead
Petitioning for full Endangered Species Act protections for Alameda Creek steelhead trout, including resident rainbow trout and landlocked steelhead above dams

Restoring the Northern Watershed
Working with Zone 7 Water Agency to assess instream flows for migratory fish and promote fish passage and habitat restoration projects in Livermore and Pleasanton

Sunol-Ohlone Land Use Plan
Promoting Land Use Plans for Sunol and Ohlone Regional Wilderness Preserves that emphasize restoration of wilderness and wildlife habitat values

Industrial Solar Development
Steering Alameda County away from industrial solar development in wildlife habitat and productive farmland in rural areas, toward a sensible urban solar policy

Protect Sunol Tule Elk
Ensuring that new elk hunting regulations in Alameda County are based on sound management and are adequately protective of the declining Sunol tule elk herd

Protect Alkaline Soil Habitats
Working with partners to protect the unique Springtown Alkali Sink ecosystem and rare alkaline soil plants in Livermore

Protect Camp Parks
Protecting habitat for burrowing owls and other wildlife from urban development at Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area in Dublin

Protect Wildlife from Pesticides
Reducing pesticide use in the watershed and implementing the federal ban on use of 38 pesticides near salmon streams

Reform Livestock Grazing on Public Lands
Reforming livestock grazing on public lands, removing commercial grazing operations to benefit native ecosystems and advocating for reintroduction of native grazers

Alameda Creek Trails
Promoting ecologically appropriate public access and low-impact hiking and biking trails along Alameda Creek, particularly through Niles Canyon

Rural Alameda Soil Dumping

Ensuring that massive soil imports in rural Alameda County do not harm senstive wildlife and damage creeks