Bay Area Monitor – Why Nutrient Pollution May Become a Threat to San Francisco Bay Health

Why Nutrient Pollution May Become a Threat to San Francisco Bay Health Sediment-laden water has helped the Bay escape the worst effects of nutrient pollution so far, but that’s changing and it could hasten the growth of algae dangerous to the ecosystem and humans. Robin Meadows, Aug. 16, 2017 Changes in the amount of sediment coming […]

BPC EXPERT BRIEFING: Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay

Emerging Environmental Risks for the San Francisco Bay Thursday, March 30, 2017 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Marsh Risk & Insurance Services San Francisco, CA CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PROGRAM CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PRESENTATION SLIDES (PDF) Join us for an Expert Briefing about the potential impacts of sea level rise to the […]

U.S. EPA awards more than $4 million for three projects to protect and restore San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $4.2 million in federal grants to local, regional, and national entities for projects to restore wetlands, improve water quality and “green” the urban landscape in and around San Francisco Bay. “Protecting San Francisco Bay is a top priority for EPA,” said Tomás Torres, EPA’s Water […]

San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Bulletin Newsletter for August 31, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV   August 31, 2016 San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Project Tracking now part of EcoAtlas For more than a decade, inquiring minds wanting to know anything about wetland habitat protection, restoration or enhancement in the Bay Area, have been turning to […]

San Francisco Estuary Institute’s RMP Annual Meeting on October 7, 2016

www.sfei.org/rmp   •   RMP Annual Meeting   •   2016 The Annual Meeting of the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay (RMP) will be held Friday, October 7, 2016 from 9 AM to 4:10 PM at the David Brower Center on 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley. The theme of the meeting is “Science to […]

The Bulletin Newsletter from San Francisco Bay Joint Venture for July 20, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV   July 20, 2016 New Decision Support Tool available for identifying & mapping San Francisco Bay Estuarine-Terrestrial Transitional Zones Thanks to the efforts of Brian Fulfrost of Brian Fulfrost and Associates and David Thomson with San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory, a […]

Register for RMP Microplastics Workshop on June 29th

San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) will be holding a Regional Monitoring Program (RMP) Microplastics Workshop on June 29, 2016. If you are interested in the event, SFEI recommends registering as soon as possible as space is limited. Lunch will be provided. Click here to view the draft agenda for the Workshop. Agenda-related materials will be sent […]

San Francisco Bay Joint Venture – The Bulletin Newsletter for June 6, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV   June 6, 2016         We love wetlands … why do you?   We think it is safe to say that all of you who receive this newsletter have a special thing for wetlands!  After all, each and every one […]

San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Newsletter for March 16, 2016

            THE BULLETIN              timely news from the SFBJV March 16, 2016 Getting out in the field …   A few days each year, the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture (SFBJV) has the privilege of showing off our partner projects to elected representatives and their staff, business community leaders, funders […]

San Francisco Bay Join Venture: The Bulletin Newsletter for February 24, 2016

THE BULLETIN timely news from the SFBJV February 24, 2016 Migratory Bird Treaty celebrates 100 years of Bird Conservation This year marks the centennial of the Convention between the United States and Great Britain (for Canada) for the Protection of Migratory Birds, also called the Migratory Bird Treaty, originally signed on Aug. 16, 1916. The […]