July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff
The westernmost point in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, this island is a fragile barrier to saltwater intrusion into the parts …
April 01, 2010 by John Hart
About the only thing people agree on about the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta–the subject of countless white papers, editorials, and political debates–is that it’s in a heap of trouble. But this 1,000-square-mile patchwork of islands, sloughs, wetlands, and farmlands is also a rich and complex–if highly altered–ecosystem at the core of the San Francisco Estuary. Here we take a look behind today’s news to understand what the Delta once was, how it has been changed, and what it might become . . . with a lot of help from its friends.