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The Elusive Black Rail May Adapt Better Than You’d Think

March 21, 2014 by Alison Hawkes

Black rails are one of the most secretive of birds. But new research is showing that the scurrying marshland species can pick up and move if it must.

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Suisun Resource Conservation District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Represents private landowners in the Suisun Marsh on a variety of issues at federal, state, and local levels. The goals of the district are to achieve water supply of adequate quality to promote preferred waterfowl habitat and retain wetland resource values through appropriate management practices.

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Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Interpretive Center features exhibits, programs and activities designed to inspire a sense of appreciation, respect and stewardship for the Bay, its inhabitants and the services they provide.

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Elkhorn Slough Foundation

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Elkhorn Slough Foundation supports the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, which harbors the largest tract of tidal salt marsh in California outside of San Francisco Bay.

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Patience Rewarded

January 01, 2008 by Joe Eaton

You might be taken by surprise at this marshland wildlife area, with its plethora of wandering elk, playful otters, acrobatic owls, and diverse waterfowl. Just be sure it's not hunting season when you go.

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Canvasback

July 01, 2007 by John Hart

On an early map of San Pablo Bay, made in 1775, the Spanish explorer Jose Canizares wrote this phrase: “forests ...

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The Other Rail

July 01, 2007 by John Hart

Everybody knows about the California clapper rail, the charismatic (though elusive) endangered bird of San Francisco Bay marshes. The San ...

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View from the Farm

July 01, 2007 by John Hart

You reach Fred Dickson’s place by turning south off Highway 37 near Sears Point on Reclamation Road, the very name ...

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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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