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Urban Ore Ecopark

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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TransForm

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

TransForm works to create world-class public transportation andwalkable communities in the Bay Area and beyond, and has helped to win billions of dollars and groundbreaking policies in support of smart growth, public transportation, affordable housing, andbicycle/pedestrian safety. TransForm's work is essential in the fight against climate change.

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Southern Sonoma County Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Southern Sonoma County RCD is one of California's 103 resource conservation districts, whose principal mission is to improve resource management while supporting sustainable agriculture and our urban communities. SSCRCD covers Sonoma Creek Watershed from Kenwood to the Bay, Petaluma River Watershed and the upper half of Stemple Creek Watershed in Sonoma County.

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Sonoma Land Trust

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Since 1976, Sonoma Land Trust has protected more than17,000 acres of beautiful, productive andenvironmentally significant land in and around SonomaCounty. Funded largely by membership contributions,the Land Trust develops land protection strategies,promotes funding for land conservation, acquires landand conservation easements, and promotes a sense ofplace and a land ethic through activities, educationand outreach.

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Sempervirens Fund

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Sempervirens Fund is California's oldest land trust, originally formed in 1900 as Sempervirens Club. Using donors' tax-deductible dollars, Sempervirens Fund has purchased and saved thousands of acres of redwood forest land in the Santa Cruz Mountains from the threat of logging and development. Newly purchased land is transferred to state and local parks agencies, thereby creating some of the most beautiful public parks in the world.

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Seabird Protection Network

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Seabird Protection Network at Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary addresses human disturbance to breeding seabird colonies along the central California coast. These efforts are accomplished through an organized outreach and education program combined with law enforcement and other seabird management actions. Monitoring of California seabird breeding colonies helps guide outreach, education, and management efforts of the Network. Photo by Jason Thompson (www.mojoscoast.com)

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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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