Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Area: Resilience Goals Feedback due 12/7

  Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) Bay Area   Greetings ART Bay Area Regional Working Group (RWG),   We are collecting feedback on the draft project resilience goals that we discussed at the November 8th RWG meeting.   Resilience Goals: Feedback due to 12/7   On November 8th, RWG members recommended specific ways to expand […]

BPC White Paper: Expedited Permitting for Shoreline Restoration/Resiliency Projects

In 2016, BPC’s Sustainable Waterfronts Committee started an effort to develop a draft white paper with the objective of facilitating a constructive dialogue amongst key regulatory agencies and other key interest groups to improve the timeliness and effectiveness of permitting for shoreline resiliency projects around San Francisco Bay. BPC is pleased to announce the release of the paper […]

Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Area: Regional Working Group Meeting #2 Recap & Next Steps

    Adapting to Rising Tides (ART) Bay Area   Greetings Regional ART Bay Area Regional Working Group (RWG),   Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us for a lively meeting and discussion in San Carlos last Wednesday. The meeting provided an opportunity for the working group to give feedback […]

The Bulletin – San Francisco Bay Joint Venture – September 26, 2017

                      THE BULLETIN                      timely news from the SFBJV      September 26, 2017            Spotlight on Upcoming Regional Events October 7 BAY DAY Join Save The Bay and other partners, supporters and community members for a day of events where you will ignite your love […]

BPC Expert Briefing: CEQA Update 2017

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING CEQA Update 2017: Climate Change & Hot Topics Review October 17, 2017 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean lLP 1111 Broadway, 19th Floor, Oakland, CA 2.00 General MCLE credit hours pending approval Join us for our 5th annual CEQA Update where we will hear from some of the […]

Water Hyacinth Treatments for September 25 Though September 28, 2017

  FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM   Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways   Water Hyacinth, Spongeplant and Water Primrose   Treatments for September 25 thru September 28, 2017     Snodgrass Slough   June 29,2017 July 11, 2017 July 19, 2017   The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) recently […]

State of the Estuary Conference: Last Day to Register with the Early-Bird Rate

  The 13th Biennial State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference showcases the latest information about the estuary’s changing watersheds, impacts from major stressors, recovery programs for species and habitats, and emerging challenges.  The conference will be held at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland on October 10-11, 2017.  Check out the conference web site to […]

SFBRA Now Accepting Project Proposals for Measure AA Funds

The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority (SFBRA) is now accepting Request for Proposals (RFPs) and grant applications for year one of its grant program. Funded by Measure AA (The san Francisco Bay Clean Water, Pollution Prevention and Habitat Restoration Measure), the grant program will go to support shoreline projects that protect and restore San Francisco […]

SF Chronicle: A colossal comeback

A colossal comeback Once on brink, humpbacks cavort in local waters By Peter Fimrite Photos by Santiago Mejia / The Chronicle Whale watchers aboard the Salty Lady have a perfect seat to see a humpback make a dive into the Pacific near the Farallon Islands. Santiago Mejia / The Chronicle Flukes aloft, a humpback whale makes […]

New SF Bay Restoration Authority Resources Web Page Goes Live!

The SF Bay Restoration Authority website has been updated to include a resources page featuring plans, strategies and guidance about many aspects of Bay restoration. In addition, to SFBRA-specific resources that were previously posted on the “Documents” page (e.g., our enabling legislation, Measure AA, the list of potential projects, etc.), I have added links to important plans […]