California—NorCal Broadband

Geographic area

San Francisco Greater Bay Area, California Central Valley between the Highway 80 and Highway 108 corridors

Broadband Leaders:

Maureen Forney

Contact us:


Focus Areas:

  • Offshore Oil Drilling
  • Climate Change Policy
  • California State Parks
  • Regional Parks Systems
  • Sierra Nevada
  • Divestment
  • Wild and Scenic River System
  • Wilderness Areas
  • Supporting the transition to a green economy
  • Voter registration and education
  • Mayors’ Climate Pact


  • Planning for Global Climate Summit
  • Getting out to experience and learn about our local wild lands
  • Tabling local events for Broads
  • Move Your Money workshops with Fossil Free California
  • Collaboration with national organizations
  • Advocating for wild lands and climate change across the west: writing letters, attending lobbying days at the Capitol, attending public rallies, etc. for wild lands and climate change issues.
  • Participating in CEQA process
  • Teaching nature journaling to youth
  • Having FUN at local events
  • Stewardship projects in the North Bay and Central Sierra
  • Camping/hostel/hiking adventures


  • Participated in successful campaigns for resolutions by cities and counties in opposition to offshore oil drilling.
  • Completed pilot year of Project KNOW, a youth environmental naturalist program.
  • Participated in and tabled at the Women’s March and Science Marches in San Francisco and Oakland, 2017 and 2018.
  • Hosted a Regional Broadwalk at Calaveras Big Trees State Park.
  • Lobbying in Sacramento and Washington D.C. for wildlife migration corridors and California State Parks.
  • Stewardship in Sonoma County at the Santa Rosa Lagoon.
  • Registered more than 500 new voters in California at community colleges and high schools.
  • Participated in GOTV events in the Sierra Foothills, District 4.


  • Vibrant volunteers
  • Enthusiastic Broads with an interest in leadership
  • Intellectually curious people who love the outdoors

Become a member of Great Old Broads for Wilderness and join our Broadband today!