Free Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Workshops

Free Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention Workshops For California Waterways Users Workshop participants will: * Gain an understanding of the impacts AIS have on the environment; * Learn to recognize them in their region; * Learn how to take action and prevent spreading the invasive species by inspecting and cleaning equipment and watercraft. San Jose […]

BPC’s Marinas & Boatyards Committee Secures Opportunity to Present to BCDC Commissioners

Since its inception in 2016, BPC’s Marinas & Boatyards Committee has been working to develop a partnership with the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) to serve as a resource for guidance and expertise on issues affecting San Francisco Bay’s boating industry. Last month, committee members and BPC staff presented key industry data […]

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. […]

BPC Receives Guidance from NOAA on Problematic Sea Lion Encounters

BPC’s Marinas & Boatyards Committee coordinated and participated in a conference call with the Protected Resources Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for guidance on addressing problematic encounters with sea lions. Committee members took this opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the Marine Mammal Protection Act as it related to […]