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Friends of China Camp Reach Amended Agreement with State

December 04, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

Friends of China Camp reached an amended agreement in November with the state Department of Park and Recreation to fund China Camp State Park, Olompali State Historic Park and Tomales Bay State Park.

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Under new management: China Camp volunteers take the helm

August 10, 2012 by Christine Sculati

After six months of fundraising, the nonprofit Friends of China Camp raised $250,000, enough money to take over operations of ...

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San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

With sites at Rush Ranch and China Camp, San Francisco Bay NERR is a partnership among NOAA, San Francisco State University, California State Parks, Solano Land Trust and the Bay Conservation and Development Commission.

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China Camp State Park

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Once the site of a thriving Chinese fishing village, China Camp State Park is now a great place for hiking, ...

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Terwilliger Guides Share their Love of Nature, and So Can You

July 27, 2010 by Vanessa Thill

For more than thirty years, volunteers have been sharing their love of nature with children through the Terwilliger Nature Guide program. Named for renowned nature educator Elizabeth Terwilliger, the program is now part of the larger efforts of the San Rafael nonprofit known as WildCare. Anyone can become a nature guide after completing a training session. The next session will take place on August 14.

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Bayshore Visitor Centers

October 01, 2005 by Kevin Cutler

For many Bay Area commuters, the San Francisco Bay is unfortunately more an obstacle to be crossed during rush hour ...

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Still Hanging On

October 01, 2004 by Christine Sculati

Nearly forgotten today, the native oysters of San Francisco Bay once formed large shallow-water reefs, providing critical habitat for other creatures and a major food source for Native Americans. Now, local scientists and Bay advocates are hoping to coax the remaining populations of this small mollusk back to health.

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Rush Ranch and China Camp Become a NERR

January 01, 2004 by Leah Messinger

Rush Ranch Open Space features the largest intact brackish tidal marsh in the San Francisco Estuary. That’s why it has ...

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The Essential Tree

October 01, 2003 by Gordy Slack

It's almost impossible to imagine the California landscape without oak woodlands. But this most familiar and prolific habitat faces a number of serious threats, including unchecked suburban development and Sudden Oak Death. Fortunately, many parks in the Bay Area, including those of the East Bay Regional Parks, offer welcome refuge for a variety of oak woodlands.

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From the Bottom Up

January 01, 2002 by Micky Ellinger

It's small, it's restless, and it changes sex halfway through its life. Plus, the humble bay shrimp occupies a crucial niche in the complex food web of San Francisco Bay. It once played a significant role in the economy and culture of the local Chinese community. Today, both the shrimp and those who fish for it are still hanging on, but it hasn't been easy.

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