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Citizens Committee to Complete the Refuge

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The mission of the Committee is to save the Bay's remaining wetlands by working to place them under the protection of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, and to foster world-wide education regarding the value of all wetlands.

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Citizens for East Shore Parks – CESP

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

CESP works to preserve the natural resources and facilitate the recreational and educational opportunities of the east shore of San Francisco Bay, creating a necklace of shoreline parks from Oakland to the Carquinez Strait.

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BayKeeper

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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Bay Model

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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Bay Institute

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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Avocet Research

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Avocet Research Associates, established in 1984, is an independent biological consulting firm. ARA wildlife biologists conduct monitoring studies of avian populations in Bay Area wetlands to document habitat affinities, abundance, viability, and reproductive success. We have collaborated with many of the environmental consulting firms and public agencies in the Bay Area to develop restoration plans, monitor goals and protocols, achieve long-term objectives, and solve management challenges. Our main focus is on rare, threatened, and endangered species, however we also conduct broad-scale biological reconnaissance, assessments, and impact analyses. Personnel includes: Jules Evens, Mary Anne Flett, Rich Stallcup, and Seth Bunnell.

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Aquarium of the Bay / The Bay Institute

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Aquarium of the Bay is a nonprofit marine nature center dedicated to inspiring conservation of the San Francisco Bay and its watershed. Owned and operated by the The Bay Institute, the aquarium has exhibits focused on the Bay's diverse aquatic animals and distinctive ecosystems.

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Bat Rays in San Francisco Bay

May 15, 2012 by Joe Eaton

What’s the cutest fish in the sea? To some biologists, it’s the bat ray, which cruises along the floor of local bays and estuaries, chomping on clams and other creatures. Maybe it’s time to make bottom-feeder a term of endearment! Springtime is breeding time for these friendly fish.

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Safe Fishing with Kids for the Bay

May 01, 2012 by Melati Kaye

Thanks to the nonprofit Kids for the Bay, each year a few thousand kids learn firsthand why those “Drains to Bay” stencils on storm grates are so important -- and why eating fish from San Francisco Bay may not always be a good idea.

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East Palo Alto turns trash into treasure

January 09, 2012 by Liz Proctor

A toxic waste dump may seem an unlikely place to stroll around and enjoy the San Francisco Bay. But East Palo Alto is restoring and capping such a site in order to give the public access to the water for the first time. The restoration project will also restore marshlands for struggling species like the clapper rail and salt mouse harvest mouse.

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