CA Boating & Waterways Commission Tour & Meeting on February 21-22, 2018

The California Boating and Waterways Commission is holding a Tour and Meeting of the Boating and Waterways Commission on February 21-22, 2018 in Long Beach, California. Click here to see the agenda and tour details.

Selected Design Opportunities inspire resilient solutions around the Bay

After months of early research and exploration, connecting with communities throughout the Bay Area, learning our history, and bringing in the best of science, we are excited to announce 10 local sites, threatened by climate change, that have been selected for further development in the Collaborative Design Phase of the Challenge. During the Design Phase, local residents, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Egeria Densa Treatments for August 28 Through September 1, 2017

Submersed Aquatic Vegetation Control Program   Department of Parks and Recreation  Division of Boating and Waterways   Egeria densa, Curlyleaf  pondweed, Fanwort, Eurasian watermilfoil, Coontail Treatment for August 28 thru September 1, 2017 Herbicide treatment of invasive submersed aquatic vegetation began on March 1, 2017, the earliest date the program is permitted to start in various […]

Water Hyacinth Treatments for August 28 Through September 1, 2017

FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM   Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways   Water Hyacinth, Spongeplant and Water Primrose   Treatments for August 28 thru September 1, 2017     Snodgrass Slough June 29,2017 July 11, 2017 July 19, 2017 The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) recently conducted mechanical harvesting […]

Egeria Densa Treatments Schedule May 29 – June 2, 2017

    Submersed Aquatic Vegetation Control Program   Department of Parks and Recreation  Division of Boating and Waterways   Egeria densa, Curlyleaf  pondweed, Fanwort, Eurasian watermilfoil, Coontail      Treatment for May 29 thru June 2, 2017       Herbicide treatment of invasive submersed aquatic vegetation began on March 1, 2017, the earliest date […]

Water Hyacinth Treatments Schedule May 29 – June 2, 2017

    FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM    Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways   Water Hyacinth, Spongeplant and Water Primrose      Treatments for May 29 thru June 2, 2017       Herbicide treatment of invasive floating aquatic vegetation began on March 1, 2017, the earliest date the program […]

State of California Science Report on Rising Sea Level Projections

Link to science report: http://www.opc.ca.gov/webmaster/ftp/pdf/docs/rising-seas-in-california-an-update-on-sea-level-rise-science.pdf   Link to press release: http://resources.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Climate-Experts-Release-Latest-Science-on-Sea-Level-Rise-Projections-to-Support-California-Policy-Guidance.pdf

The Bay Institute’s Newsletter for October 12, 2016

The Freshwater-Starved Estuary On Monday, October 10, The Bay Institute released a new study titled San Francisco Bay: The Freshwater-Starved Estuary. According to the study, unsustainable extraction of water from the Bay’s watershed is not only pushing six fish species towards extinction, it also threatens dozens of other species, including orca whales, that depend on the […]