Please join us for a fascinating presentation on San Francisco’s shoreline native plants with Dr. Peter Baye. The historic native shore and wetland flora of San Francisco was a casualty of uncontrolled rapid development in the 19th and 20th centuries, … Read more
As the California Supreme Court wrote, “CEQA does not require an agency to consider the impact of existing conditions on future project users.”
If you look up the Arrowhead Marsh along the Oakland shoreline on Google Maps, the arrowhead shape is striking. If you look closer, you see that the eastern half of the marsh is noticeably darker in color than the western … Read more
This webinar provides an introduction to nature-based adaptations to sea level rise and how to plan for and fund them.
Can, or should, regional agencies intervene in a city’s development decision?
Join a leisurely, level walk on paved trails during one of winter’s highest tides along part of Richmond’s waterfront. Today’s bird-rich restored wetlands, along with a gritty industrial history and toxic legacy, let us look through several lenses at what … Read more
Update Nov. 15, 2019: This story has been revised to reflect the city’s vote on Thursday, Nov. 14 to approve the project. Planners, climate scientists, and environmentalists generally agree that two of the most critical measures California should take to … Read more
With the Northeast still reeling from the affects of superstorm Sandy, there’s been quite a bit of chatter out here on the Pacific about our own vulnerabilities to large tropical storms in the age of climate change.