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Adam Stern, Executive Director — Acterra
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March, 2016


February, 2016

Santa Clara County: Stevens Creek volunteers help check its waters

A new Environmental Education Center is coming to Cooley Landing

Acterra Announced as Energy Upgrade California® Grant Award Winner for Statewide® Energy Management Education Program

June, 2015

Area Environmental Group Wins Wells Fargo and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grant

May, 2015

Community notebook: Changing the conversation around climate change

March, 2015

City opts for lighter touch in new Baylands bridge

Silicon Valley group names water conservation award winners

Palo Alto weighs clashing visions in choosing bike bridge design

February, 2015

Chamber, Weekly announce tall tree awards

July, 2014

Byrne Brigade clears the way for native plants

US Green Building Council Awards San Francisco Department of the Environment LEED Platinum Certification

May, 2014

Residents monitor Matadero Creek

March, 2014

Nine Bay Area Companies to Receive Prestigious Environmental Award

January, 2014

Field work: Offering youth a natural way to learn and lead

September, 2013

Climate-change strategist to head Acterra

Acterra Announces Adam Stern as Executive Director

Barrier Removed From Peninsula Creek Allows Endangered Fish To Migrate

August, 2013

Philanthropy Series — Symantec Teams Up With Acterra to Bring Native Plant Garden to Mountain View Headquarters

Acterra in the business of energy-efficient homes

Creek project will help endangered fish run free

June, 2013

Obama visits Palo Alto to raise funds for Dems

April, 2013

Interview with a Water Warrior

Palo Alto Has Most Top-Rated Green Nonprofits in California

Happy trails for Michael Closson

March, 2013

Volunteer service at Redwood Grove provides dual benefits

Acterra executive director to retire

December, 2012

Getting People Outside: Connecting with Acterra ED Michael Closson

October, 2012

Inspired by Worldwatch: Why One Donor Left a Successful Business Career to Combat Climate Change Locally

March 21, 2012

Peninsula Residents Get Free Energy Audits

February 29, 2012

Living unplugged: Los Altos Hills environmentalist slays energy 'vampires'  [NOTE: there isn't a $700 per month utility bill criteria as erroneously mentioned in the article.]

January 17, 2012

Eco-Sculpture Helps Restore Adobe Creek

September 18, 2011

Volunteers Clean Up the Creek

September 9, 2011

Patch Picks: 5 Ways To Be Green Locally

June 1, 2011

Acterra Achieves 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for FIFTH Year in a Row: A Letter of Congratulations from Charity Navigator's President

April 1, 2011

Restoration at Redwood Park in Los Altos

February 25, 2011

Nectar From Above

November 30, 2010

Redwood Grove rehab progresses

November 8, 2010

Teens restore a redwood grove (Video, 4:21)

April 29, 2010

Acterra Identified as a Top Nonprofit by Philanthropedia

February 1, 2010

Acterra Achieves 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating: A Letter of Congratulations from Charity Navigator's President

January 12, 2010

Lawn gone: Workshop deals with replacing grass with native plants

October 8, 2009

City council signs agreement to restore Redwood Grove

September 4, 2009

KPFA Terra Verde Show: "Environmental Home Improvement"

April 22, 2009

Green at Home: A nonprofit group is trying to slow the warming of the planet, one home at a time.

April 16, 2009

U.S. EPA Honors 19 Northern California Environmental Heroes

February 18, 2009

Nonprofit helps homeowners go green and save ‘green’ too

January 28, 2009

Free energy audits for homeowners

January 27, 2009

Environmental, emergency volunteers team up

How green is your home?