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In the South Bay Salt Ponds, Better Science Through Fishing

December 10, 2014 by Alessandra Bergamin

Field work is supposed to be where ecologists get to play Indiana Jones. The reality with swing-dancing joke-cracking fish-loving UC Davis research scientist Jim Hobbs is somewhat different: wet, muddy, smelly, and mostly involving either waiting for leopard sharks or harvesting leopard shark vomit.


Silicon Valley Land Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Acquires or otherwise protects open space and agriculturual lands in Silicon Valley.

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Santa Clara County Parks Department

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Santa Clara County park includes 28 regional parks encompassing nearly 45,000 acres.

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A Tall Order

October 01, 2004 by Glen Martin

There are many factors to consider—from endangered species and sediment deficits to flood control and budget deficits—when you restore 16,500 acres of salt ponds.

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Invitation to a Restoration

October 01, 2004 by Susan Pultz Williams

Planners designing a strategy for one of the biggest wetlands recovery projects ever undertaken in this country—the South Bay salt ...

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Peninsula Treasure

October 01, 2003 by David Weintraub

This former home of Italian winemakers, a '70s commune, and a recluse named Indian Joe saw its share of history before being acquired by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. Now it boasts its fair share of easily accessible geological anomalies, diverse wildlife, and spectacular views.

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Salt Ponds Restoration Report

July 01, 2002 by Sara Marcellino

As you have probably heard, 16,500 acres of salt ponds in southern San Francisco Bay will soon be purchased from ...

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