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Natural Heritage Institute

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Natural Heritage Institute is a national, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded dedicated to restoring and protecting the natural functions that support water-dependent ecosystems and the services they provide to sustain and enrich human life. NHI applies a wide array of tools and strategies including deploying predictive simulations of water resource systems, on-the-ground ecological restoration projects, design of improved management and institutional arrangements, policy analysis, and legal advocacy and interventions. As a public interest law firm that advocates as an engine for social change, NHI acts as both a representative of environmental interests and a counselor to the ultimate custodians, managers and regulators of water resource assets.

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Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, located near Stanford University, encompasses 1,189 acres and provides a natural laboratory for researchers from all over the world, educational experiences to students and docent-led visitors, and refuge to native plants and animals. It is also the site of long-running climate change research.

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Creekside Center for Earth Observation

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Creekside Center for Earth Observation was founded in 2006 by Drs.Stuart B. Weiss and Paul M. Rich to apply the latest science and technologyto address challenging conservation problems.

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Reservoirs

July 01, 2003 by Gordy Slack

Lakes aren't a natural feature of the coast range landscape. But since cities need places to store drinking water, we drowned some valleys for reservoirs. While precious creek habitat was lost, these man-made lakes now draw bald eagles and other wildlife, as well as thousands of human visitors for swimming, fishing, boating and other summer pastimes.

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