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Making the Most of Mud

February 01, 2013 by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto

San Francisco Bay has been clearing up, but that's not necessarily a good thing for marshes in an age of sea level rise. Those marshes need mud so they can keep up with rising tides.

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Marin Baylands Advocates

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Marin Baylands Advocates (MBA) is an all volunteer group of environmentalists in Marin County, California. They are dedicated to permanently protecting baylands along the eastern shoreline of Marin County, bordering San Pablo and San Francisco Bays.Together with fiduciary agent, the Marin Audubon Society (MAS), they achieve their goals by raising funds from individuals and foundations to acquire privately owned bayland properties, and to educate about the value of baylands. These funds are administered through the Marin Baylands Fund or the Marin Community Foundation.

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EndangerBus Feature: Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse

December 23, 2010 by Bay Nature Staff

Every once in a while, a small and unremarkable animal makes a huge impact on a landscape. So it is with the salt marsh harvest mouse around the edges of the San Francisco Bay. The endangered species status of the harvest mouse, along with that of the California clapper rail, has been a prime mover in the restoration of thousands of acres of tidal marshes around the region.


Have Your Say in 50 Years of Restoration

February 26, 2010 by Aaron Freifeld

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be hosting two public workshops in March to explain and hear comments on a 50-year plan for restoring the San Francisco and Suisun Bays, which have lost 90 percent of their wetlands. Find out how you can take part in the restoration...

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North Richmond Shoreline Academy

October 01, 2007 by Aleta George

San Francisco Bay is also home to eelgrass beds, two-thirds of them in the shallow waters off the North Richmond ...

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Growing a Greenway in Hunters Point

April 01, 2006 by Wanda Sabir

On San Francisco's southeastern waterfront, Heron's Head Park hosts nesting avocets, nature education programs, and the seeds of a revitalized city Bay shore.

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Rivers in the Bay

January 01, 2001 by Paul McHugh

San Francisco Bay presented a thrilling—yet possibly lethal—mystery to a young Spanish captain as he sailed up to probe the ...

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