Tesla Park is a Golden Eagle nesting and foraging area, designated an Audubon Society Important Bird Area.
The reasons why Tesla’s extraordinary natural resources must be protected just keep growing. A 2018 study out of UC Berkeley identified the area of the northern Diablo Range which includes Tesla as among the top conservation priorities in the entire state in terms of protecting biodiversity – and arguably the top priority given that the area was in the top 50 in all three study measures. Read more
Governor Newsom says science and facts, not politics, need to drive COVID 19 policy. It is time to apply science and facts to Tesla, and permanently re-designate Tesla as a non-motorized preserve. Save Tesla Park now!
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Tesla Park combines ecological integrity, rich biological diversity and historic relevance — a rare combination that’s too important to sacrifice.
Tesla Park is the unofficial name for 3,100 acres of exceptionally beautiful & biologically diverse open space in the southeast corner of Alameda County. Join us to help #SaveTeslaPark!