Understanding San Francisco Bay

A special section of BAY NATURE devoted to understanding San Francisco Bay, produced with the support and collaboration of Save The Bay.

 

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The Art of Restoration

January 01, 2001 by Chis Clarke

The air over Cullinan Ranch is cool and moist. Only the faintest gray line marks the location, south across San Pablo Bay, of the East Bay hills. The wetlands here, just north of Route 37, bear imprints of human use. Power pylons cut across the plain toward a naval installation; a half dozen double-crested cormorants […]

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Rivers in the Bay

January 01, 2001 by Paul McHugh

San Francisco Bay presented a thrilling—yet possibly lethal—mystery to a young Spanish captain as he sailed up to probe the entry to the Golden Gate for the first time on the morning of August 5, 1775. Juan Manuel de Ayala had heard the accounts of a vast, shimmering expanse of water seen by members of […]

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