Latest from Tomales Bay

Sea Otter Confirmed in Tomales Bay for First Time in Almost a Decade

February 06, 2014 by Eric Simons

Several boaters spotted and photographed a sea otter feeding in Tomales Bay this week, the first confirmed sighting of a ...

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Ocean Acid Trip: The Hidden Harm of Climate Change

October 07, 2013 by Joe Eaton

Seawater has historically been alkaline, but is increasingly becoming less so. What does this mean for the ocean ecosystem in general? And along the California coast in particular? We’re just beginning to figure that out.

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“Seal the Deal!”

April 01, 2011 by Diane Poslosky

Dr. Marty Griffin has been working for decades to protect open spaces and wildlife along the Marin and Sonoma coasts. In January 2011, Bay Nature recognized him with our first-ever Local Hero award in conservation advocacy. His advice for getting things done? “Seal the deal!” And figure out how to pay for it later.

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Paddling Point Reyes’s Newest Wetlands

December 18, 2009 by Rick Bacigalupi

Special Event Video! In winter 2009, a group of Bay Nature readers headed out with naturalist David Wimpfheimer and guides ...

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Just Add Water

October 01, 2009 by Carolyn Longstreth

Just a year after the levees were breached, wildlife is thriving at Giacomini Wetland at the south end of Tomales Bay.

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Shifting Sands

April 01, 2008 by Jules Evens

At the mouth of Tomales Bay, sand dunes and seasonal wetlands coexist uneasily with California's largest coastal campground. The dunes at Lawson's Landing, home to rare butterflies and plants like the dune tansy, are among the few left of a once-common coastal habitat that could be restored and maintained as a healthy, functioning ecosystem. But can that be accomplished without driving out the family-run camping operation at the dunes that, since 1957, has been an affordable summer getaway for thousands of visitors?

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Giacomini Wetland Restoration Project

October 01, 2007 by Aleta George

Forty miles northwest of San Francisco, the San Andreas Fault slips into the Pacific Ocean, creating Tomales Bay, the outlet ...

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