Looking southwest from Montara Mountain. | Photo by Robert John White

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Keeping Watch on the Bay

When hundreds of surf scoters and other ducks wintering on San Francisco Bay were found coated with a baffling “mystery goo” a few weeks ago, San Francisco Baykeeper was one of the first organizations on the scene.

Learning to Love the Presidio’s Ancient Dune Ecosystem

Ecologists hope that by reviving a rare dune ecosystem, the public will come to appreciate it as much as the forest.

Nowhere to Go But Up

We’ve built our cities right up the edge of the Bay, and it’s a big Bay so there’s lots of low-lying waterfront. Now sea level rise is forcing hard decisions and creative thinking about that waterfront.

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California Drought

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