San Francisco Bay Boating Community Convenes at First Expert Briefing of 2017

On March 9th, Bay Planning Coalition’s first Expert Briefing of 2017 convened over 60 individuals from across San Francisco Bay to learn about some of the key issues impacting the Bay’s recreational boating community. Hosted at Brickyard Cove Marina, attendees included those from various boating associations, public and private marinas, ship and boatyards, and several […]

CA State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways – Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop

Free Workshops to Help Keep California’s Waterways Clean & Green The California State Parks’ Division of Boating and Waterways, California Coastal Commission’s Boating Clean and Green Program, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invite you to participate in our FREE Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Workshops. PURPOSE AIS […]

BPC Takes a Deeper Look at Abandoned & Derelict Vessels in San Francisco Bay

This past week, BPC staff was invited to attend an Abandoned Vessels Work Group meeting at the California State Lands Commission offices in Hercules. The meeting was attended by officials from numerous federal, state, and local agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, […]

Egeria Densa, Curlyleaf Pondweed Control Treatments for August 29 Through September 2, 2016

Submersed Aquatic Vegetation Control Program CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Egeria Densa, Curlyleaf  Pondweed Treatment for August 29 thru September 2, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other conditions.” […]

Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Control Treatments for August 29 Through September 2, 2016

FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM    CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Treatments for August 29 thru September 2, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other […]

Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Control Treatments for June 13 Through June 17, 2016

FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM    CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant    Treatments for June 13 thru June 17, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and […]

Egeria Densa Control Treatments for June 13 Through June 17, 2016

Submersed Aquatic Vegetation Control Program   CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Egeria Densa, Curlyleaf  Pondweed Treatment for June 13 thru June 17, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for June 3, 2016

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE The Design of Modern Tugboats By Robert G. Allan, P.Eng In 1970 there were still many single and twin-screw, relatively low-powered tugs performing ship-assist work. The concepts for the first Schottel/BCP Z-drive tractor tugs were introduced by Corlett and Bussemaker […]

Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Control Treatment for May 16 Through May 20, 2016

FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM    CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Water Hyacinth and Spongeplant Treatments for May 16 thru May 20, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other […]

Egeria Densa Treatment for May 16 Through May 20, 2016

Submersed Aquatic Vegetation Control Program CA State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways Egeria Densa, Curlyleaf  Pondweed Treatment for May 16 thru May 20, 2016 View Larger Image “Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other conditions.” […]