BPC Marinas & Boatyards Committee Advances Partnership with BCDC

BPC and select members of its Marinas & Boatyards Committee met with the San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission’s (BCDC) Regulatory and Planning divisions this month to discuss the current status and trends of the Bay Area’s boating industry. Committee members presented data on industry size, market demand, and berth pricing, among other items. […]

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 […]

Staying Afloat: San Francisco Bay Marinas Face Unique Challenges

Despite being one of the nation’s premier boating regions, San Francisco Bay is seeing a decline in its number of marinas. Five have closed in the last ten years, all in the South Bay, and two more are expected to shut down in the near future. The decline in marinas has also coincided with the […]

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 […]