Tag: restoration

Estuary PEARLS Newsletter for October 4, 2018

SPECIAL BAY-DELTA SCIENCE CONFERENCE EDITION Part Two October 4, 2018  ESTUARY News sent reporters to the biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference in September. This special three-part edition of Pearls shares more than 20 takeaways. Today’s stories highlight presentations on habitat and restoration.             Given that the historic Delta is gone forever, how […]

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SF Bay Water Board Workshop on Baylands Restoration & Climate Change Policy Review

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold a public workshop on August 14 to consider changes to its policies on baylands multi-benefit wetland restoration projects. The August 14 workshop will be one of several public forums to solicit feedback from stakeholders on the various regulatory strategies available to the Water Board for […]

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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 […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onJuly 8, 2016

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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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