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 […]

Measure AA passed. Now what?

On June 7, Measure AA, a ballot initiative first endorsed by Bay Planning Coalition in May 2014, passed with 69.08% of the vote. It was on the ballot in the nine Bay Area counties where it creates a $12 per parcel tax that will raise $500 million over the next 20 years that will be […]

Delta eNews for June 9, 2016

This issue of the Delta eNews includes: DWR and Reclamation submit testimony to SWRCB Tule Red Tidal Restoration Plan is certified to be consistent with Delta Plan Seminar topic is farms as floodplain State Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife hearing will discuss levee maintenance bill CVRWQCB Delta RMP TAC meeting is June 14

Measure AA Expected to Pass with Two-Thirds Vote

The Mercury News: Landmark San Francisco Bay parcel tax for wetlands, flood control appears to win By Paul Rogers, progers@bayareanewsgroup.com Measure AA, a landmark $12 annual parcel tax in all nine Bay Area counties to fund wetlands restoration and flood control projects around San Francisco Bay’s shoreline, appears to have won approval from voters. The measure, […]

Plans Approved for Phase 2 of Construction and Restoration at Alviso and Ravenswood Ponds

Project plans for the next phase of restoration, public access and flood management construction at Alviso and Ravenswood ponds have been approved by the State Coastal Conservancy Governing Board. Also on May 26, in regard to Alviso/Ravenswood Phase 2 work, the Board, under the California Environmental Quality Act: Certified the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Report; Approved […]

In Search of Mud to Save Francisco Bay

  Guest Blog In Search of Mud to Save San Francisco Bay To restore the region’s salt marshes, scientists and engineers need to get their hands on huge quantities of the messy stuff By Venkat Srinivasan on March 28, 2016    Along the San Francisco Bay, just beyond the din of gridlock, industry and residential lawn mowers, an […]

PCR Services Corporation Joins ESA

ESA is a leading environmental planning and design firm committed to the principles of sustainability. We specialize in environmental and community planning, ecosystem restoration design, technical studies and investigations, environmental impact assessment and documentation, and regulatory compliance. Learn more at www.esassoc.com.

SFBJV The Bulletin Newsletter for February 4, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV February 4, 2016 Novato Creek Baylands Vision Released   The San Francisco Estuary Institute recently released a resilient landscape vision for lower Novato Creek that incorporates habitat restoration actions into flood risk management. The vision, developed in coordination with a team […]

Register for 2016 IEP Annual Workshop on April 20-22, 2016

Registration is now open for the 2016 IEP Annual Workshop When: April 20  – April 22, 2016 Where: Lake Natoma Inn Folsom, CA View Event Agenda Registration Deadline: April 17, 2016 Workshop Website: http://www.cvent.com/d/xfqm11 ​ To Register, please click the YES button below: http://www.water.ca.gov/iep/ Having trouble with the link? Simply copy and paste the entire […]

Brownfield Redevelopment Resources: Grants, Workshops & More!

Featured Resources & Deadlines California Strategic Growth Council Announces $320M for Housing & Transportation Projects The Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program provides grants and/or loans to both public agencies and private developers for projects throughout California that will achieve GHG reductions and benefit Disadvantaged Communities through increased accessibility of affordable housing, employment centers […]