Marilyn Hope Smulyan

Marilyn Hope Smulyan is a writer and public affairs consultant who is passionate about natural history and open space. She was one of the founders of Bay Nature magazine.

Making Waves for a Healthy Ocean


When I stand on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach and look west, it’s difficult for me to comprehend that we humans can have any impact of consequence on a body of water that is so vast, let alone impacts that are … Read more

Marine Sanctuary Update


In February 2007, Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey reintroduced H.R. 1187, a bill to expand the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank national marine sanctuaries to include the entire Sonoma coast and parts of Mendocino, making those areas off-limits to oil … Read more