Baylands Reborn

Half a century after activists stopped the filling of San Francisco Bay, the region is in the midst of an ambitious effort to restore some 100,000 acres of former Bay wetlands, the largest such undertaking on the West Coast. What have we learned so far about the art and science of restoration? And what challenges lie ahead, given the dual threats of rising seas and shrinking budgets?

 

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Baylands Public Access

June 29, 2013 by Sue Rosenthal

San Francisco Bay is surrounded by amazing wetlands and wetland restoration projects, but they can be hard to find. Here’s everything you need to get there.

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Baylands Reborn: Introduction

June 29, 2013 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto

Mrs. Semino once had to put on a pair of rubber boots to cook her Thanksgiving turkey. It was a

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Bay Restoration: Lines in the Mud

June 30, 2013 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto

Over decades of struggle, San Francisco Bay restoration has become the expectation, a difficult challenge still, but one everyone’s agreed to fight for.

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Waist deep in North Bay wetlands

July 01, 2013 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto

North Bay wetlands restoration is in high gear along Highway 37, where restoration planners and crews are making big strides in bringing back the tides.

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