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TRI-CITY ECOLOGY CENTER

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Community
  • Environment

Location

PO BOX 674FREMONT, CA 94537 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Founded in 1971, the Tri-City Ecology center (TCEC) is your local leader in advocating sound environmental policies that preserve and maintain unique natural resources, clean air, clean water, and a high quality of life.

Description

TCEC has led the local environmental movement since 1971, when it established a local recycling center and launched the Eco-Logic newsletter.

Since then, TCEC, a non-profit, all-volunteer organization, has addressed additional environmental needs of the community with timely projects and donations.

  • Support of public transit and bicycle/pedestrian access
  • Education encouraging water and energy conservation
  • Improved Bay water quality via better sewage treatment
  • Spearheading of the successful 1981 Fremont Hill Initiative and supporting the 2002 Hill Initiative
  • Protection of Tri-City wetlands and watersheds
  • Expansion of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Program for household toxic wastes disposal
  • Advocacy for recycling and composting
  • Support for historic preservation
  • Protection of the burrowing owl and other threatened and endangered species
  • Rescue of 53 poplar trees in Fremont’s Central Park
  • Design and care of the Museum of Local History garden
  • Advocacy for mixed-use "green" urban development
  • Involvement in environmental education activities
  • Support state and national environmental issues

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