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Habitat Restoration

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

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Fish & Wildlife Recovery

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

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Water Quality Improvement

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

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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

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Stewardship

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.


San Pablo Avenue StormWater Spine

2-Emeryville-Site-Conceptual-Design2Seven East Bay cities have selected eight locations for LID retrofits along a 12.5 mile length of San Pablo Avenue, a major arterial roadway. When complete, this project will treat urban runoff contributed from over 9 acres of impervious streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and roofs. Check out the San Pablo Avenue Green Stormwater Spine project page for the latest in this multi-city effort to address stormwater management concerns! Learn More

Check out this article by the Contra Costa Times!

Partnership News

Railway flooded in NovatoNew Request For Proposals: We invite qualified applicants to respond to this RFP for the provision of third party economic analysis services to the Flood Control 2.0 project. We seek a contractor with economic expertise to undertake a focused economic analysis of the short-term and long-term costs versus benefits of "Flood Control 2.0" strategies. Submittal deadline is August 29th, 2014, at 5 p.m. Download the RFP
Chinook BookCheck out the Less Toxic Pest Control section of the Chinook Book smartphone/tablet app! by Our Water Our World, a project of local water pollution prevention agencies.
dog in surfBe a friend to the California Coast this tax season by making a donation to the Protect Our Coast and Oceans Fund on your State tax form. www.checkthecoast.org
Your Wetlands for SFEPLearn about the Lower Novato Creek Redesign Project! With a history of flooding during large storms in downtown Novato, the community is supportive of projects that integrate flood control and include environmental enhancements. This podcast looks at the thinking behind the design of this project. Your Wetlands