San Francisco Bay

Saturday: Come celebrate Midpen’s 50th Anniversary
Events
Mark Prado April 27, 2022
Ravenswood Preserve. Photo courtesy Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

Come celebrate the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's 50th Anniversary of public open space preservation, protection, restoration, access and education. The event begins at 11 a.m. Saturday. Register for the free festival here.

Major bay protection and restoration efforts outlined in San Francisco Estuary Blueprint get federal boost
Environment
Mark Prado March 16, 2022
Wetlands

Money to restore San Francisco Bay and address impacts from climate change received a $24 million boost via the federal omnibus spending bill signed into law this week by President Biden.

San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority has new executive director
Environment
Mark Prado November 24, 2021
Amy Hutzel, new executive director at the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority

The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority has announced its new executive officer, Amy Hutzel. Hutzel also has been appointed as executive officer of the State Coastal Conservancy, which provides executive officer services to the Restoration Authority under a joint powers agreement.

Communities take center stage at State of the Estuary Summit
Environment
Mark Prado October 7, 2021
By Darcie Luce
State of the Estuary Summit Summary

At last week’s State of the Estuary Summit, communities took center stage in planning for a healthy, resilient estuary.

This Friday: State of the Estuary Summit, a one-day, virtual, free event. Sign up now.
Environment
Mark Prado September 29, 2021
State of the Estuary Summit

The San Francisco Estuary Partnership’s State of the Estuary Conference will take place as a free, one-day, online Summit this Friday. Register here.

Bay Day 2021 brings San Francisco Bay Trail into focus
Environment
Mark Prado September 17, 2021
Bay Day 2021

The San Francisco Bay Trail will come into focus next month as Save The Bay invites the public to be part of the sixth annual Bay Day.

San Francisco Bay Ferry offers service to Giants games
Transportation
Mark Prado July 26, 2021
San Francisco Bay Ferry offers service to Giants games

San Francisco Bay Ferry is again offering ferry service to and from Oracle Park for select San Francisco Giants home games for riders in Alameda, Oakland and Vallejo.

New law gives big boost to restoration and protection of the Bay, Delta
Environment
Mark Prado February 2, 2021

Federal support for protection and restoration of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary could nearly double in coming years following enactment last month of the Protect and Restore America’s Estuaries Act.

San Francisco Estuary Partnership notes 2020 highlights
Environment
Mark Prado December 31, 2020

The San Francisco Estuary Partnership is taking stock of milestones achieved during 2020.

Fishy focus: Latest edition of San Francisco Estuary Magazine is out
Environment
Mark Prado September 23, 2020
Estuary News

The latest issue of ESTUARY News is out and has a fishy focus: There is a summary of 12 years of research on the fish-friendly Yolo Bypass, and a profile of a man who has spent a lifetime helping fish around dams.