It is not enough to work toward an Estuary that is ecologically healthy and resilient. Without a commitment to eliminating racial inequity and environmental injustice, we are bound to perpetuate it. We have a lot of work to do.

Please read the San Francisco Estuary Partnership’s statement here.

Wetland Regional Monitoring Program Plan Complete!

The Wetland Regional Monitoring Program (WRMP) Plan for the San Francisco Estuary is now complete!

The WRMP will improve wetland restoration project success by putting in place regional-scale monitoring increasing the impact, utility and application of permit-driven monitoring to inform science-based decision-making.

Learn more about the WRMP

 

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Green Stormwater Spine featured on NBC Bay Area

A gritty section of downtown Oakland is being transformed into a green oasis by a San Francisco Estuary Partnership project aimed at reducing the amount of polluted water draining into San Francisco Bay. The work is the newest link in the Estuary Partnership’s “Green Stormwater Spine” along busy San Pablo Avenue in the East Bay. For more info, see:

East Bay’s New Rain Gardens, an Old-School Pollution Control 

 

Call for Proposals: Restoration Authority 2020 Grant Round and Community Grants Program

The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority has released a call for proposals for Measure AA’s 2020 Grant Round. Proposals are due October 23, 2020. In addition, as part of its work to improve equity in the Measure AA Grant Program, the SFBRA has created the Community Grants Program which provides an alternative application pathway for projects led by community-based organizations in economically disadvantaged communities. 

Additional information on the Restoration Authority’s Grants Page.

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 find our Implementation Committee meeting dates and materials Here

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