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2024 State of the Estuary Conference

Thank you to everyone who joined us for another fantastic conference! The archive site for the 2024 State of the Estuary Conference is now available.

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Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program Summer 2024 Newsletter

The Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program (WRMP) delivers coordinated regional monitoring of the San Francisco Estuary’s wetlands. This newsletter highlights some of the key accomplishments of the WRMP staff, Steering Committee, Technical Advisory Committee, and Science Workgroups during the second quarter of 2024.

Read the newsletter.

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$11 Million in Measure AA Funding Awarded for Bay Restoration, Access

At their June 14 meeting, the Governing Board of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority authorized a total of nearly $11 million in Measure AA funding to four projects that are helping to restore the heath of the bay.

The projects include: San Leandro Treatment Wetland, South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project: Eden Landing Implementation, Storytelling Shoreline Futures: Youth Visioning and Action, and Camp 3 Ranch Acquisition.

Learn more about the projects.

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Sizing Up Progress on Nature-based Infrastructure

KeepDeepTimes’ coverage of the 2024 State of the Estuary Conference offers a few snapshots from the conference, with special attention paid to climate resilience and nature-based infrastructure topics.

KneeDeep’s conference coverage then closes with a return to the theme of listening to new voices in planning for our future Estuary. In this case four youth activists share their perspectives on the legacy of environmental injustice they now face.

Read the full article.

About the Estuary Partnership

The San Francisco Estuary Partnership is a collaborative regional program of resource agencies, non-profits, citizens, and scientists working to protect, restore, and enhance water quality and fish and wildlife habitat in and around the San Francisco Bay Delta Estuary. Working cooperatively, we share information and resources that result in studies, projects, and programs that improve the Estuary and communicate its value and needs to the public. The Association of Bay Area Governments is the home agency for Partnership staff and finances. Our offices are located at the Bay Area Metro Center in San Francisco. Please see our Implementation Committee meeting dates and materials here.

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Estuary News Magazine


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ESTUARY News was an independent regional magazine published in the public interest by the San Francisco Estuary Partnership and its myriad partners around the Bay and Delta between 1992 and 2023. Written by professional, independent journalists, it provided in-depth, silo-crossing coverage of the environmental, restoration, and climate adaptation issues of our time.

Estuary News Archive