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Sea Stewards

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Advocates for a healthy San Francisco Bay and Ocean.Sea Stewards produces ocean media and education, and conducts shark conservation research.

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San Francisco Estuary Project

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

A federal-state-local partnership, the San Francisco Estuary Project developed and supports the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan to protect and restore the Estuary. We work to attract and direct federal and other resources to local and regional needs; support needed scientific and watershed information gathering; inform the public and policy makers on estuarine issues; convene collaborative work groups around key estuary issues; and support local organizations in conducting research and implementing the defined goals and objectives of the estuary management plan.

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San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society is a non-profit supporting the education, interpretation, and research activities of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The primary mission of SFBWS is to promote public awareness and appreciation of the San Francisco Bay and its natural history, and to conserve and preserve the remaining bay lands as essential wildlife habitat. In addition the Society works to improve opportunities for low-impact public use; operates a bookstore and visitor center at the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge; and funds educational events, research, and exhibits.

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Pepperwood Preserve

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Dedicated to the protection of the region’s rich biodiversity represented within its 3,200-acre Preserve, we provide unique open-space access to nature lovers, volunteers, students and scientists from the Bay Area and beyond. Half way between Santa Rosa and Calistoga, our Dwight Center hosts innovative public programs to engage our community and inspire conservation through science. Please visit www.pepperwoodpreserve.org to sign up for classes, learn more about programs, find out about volunteer opportunities, or to make a donation. Outside of public events and classes, Pepperwood is accessible only through appointment or via enrollment in on-site educational programs.

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Peninsula Open Space Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is a leading private, nonprofit land trust dedicated to preserving the beauty, character and diversity of the San Francisco Peninsula landscape. Since its founding in 1977, the organization has been responsible for saving nearly 55,000 acres as permanent open space and parkland in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

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Ocean Health Institute

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Ocean Health Institute (OceanHealth.Org) works to promote sustainable, healthy seafood choices by consumers and to educate the public about public health and ocean conservation threats.

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Oakland Zoo

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The nonprofit Oakland Zoo, located in Knowland Park, is home to more than 440 native and exotic animals.

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Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary (MBNMS) is a Federally protected marine area offshore of California's central coast. Stretching from Marin to Cambria, the MBNMS supports one of the world's most diverse marine ecosystems. The MBNMS was established for the purpose of resource protection, research, education, and public use of this national treasure.

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Hungry Owl Project

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Dedicated to the conservation of cavity nesting birds through education and by providing nesting boxes for owls, bats and bluebirds.

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Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Friends of the Regional Parks Botanic Garden is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Regional Parks Botanic Garden in its work of public education, horticultural development, and conservation. The Garden is a beautiful 10-acre living museum of California native plants located in the hills above Berkeley, California, and open to the public daily. The Garden also offers free weekend tours and fee-based classes.

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