Habitat Restoration

Restoring wetlands lost since the Gold Rush is a prime objective of many SFEP projects. Learn more | Photo: Michael Layefsky


Fish & Wildlife Recovery

Our projects benefit fish, birds, and the food web that supports critical species. Learn more | Photo: Verne Nelson


Water Quality Improvement

Our projects focus on trash, urban pesticides, and sediment and pathogens in creeks and streams. Learn more | Photo: Josh Bradt


Watershed Management

Protecting Bay Area watersheds is key to the health of the Bay and Estuary. Learn more | Photo: Grant Lake, Jos. D. Grant Park. By Grey3000



All of us share responsibility for a healthy Estuary. Our many educational projects spread the word about how we can support this vital ecosystem. Learn more  |  Photo: Mike Vukman

The San Francisco Estuary Partnership

The San Francisco Bay-Delta is named in the federal Clean Water Act as one of 28 “estuaries of national significance." For over 20 years, the San Francisco Estuary Partnership has worked together with local communities and federal and state agencies to improve the health of California’s most urbanized estuary.

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Partnership News

NBWA Conference
2016_2PageFlyer_v4The North Bay Watershed Association invites public officials, environmental leaders, scientists, managers, and business to participate in their conference that will take place on Friday, April 22 at the Embassy Suites in Napa. This conference is titled The Future of Water is Now: Innovation, Integration, Adaptation and will be exploring how North Bay partners can work together to protect and manage our water resources. Please visit their website for more information. Click here to buy tickets.
Novato Creeks Baylands Vision
novato visionExplore the Novato Creeks Baylands Vision! Released by the San Francisco Estuary Institute as part of the EPA funded Flood Control 2.0 Project, this report explores the potential for integrating ecological functions into flood risk management on lower Novato Creek. Please click here for more information.

News around the Estuary

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Cullinan Ranch Breached!

S.F. wants to add groundwater to tap

Despite Rain, Coho Salmon Still Struggling – Audio

Flood program aims to keep shorelines above water