December 6, 2012

Restoring Wetlands at Yosemite Slough

The restoration of Yosemite Slough will create the largest contiguous wetland area in the County of San Francisco. The project will help restore essential wildlife habitat, improve water quality, and prevent erosion along the shoreline of the City of San Francisco—an area of the bay where tidal wetlands have been most impacted and suffered the greatest loss due to urbanization.
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Reusing Dredge Materials for Habitat

Partner agencies are implementing a Long-Term Management Strategy (LTMS) for the Placement of Dredged Materials in the San Francisco Bay Region focused on reusing dredged materials in a beneficial way—for example, to restore wetlands. The LTMS was developed in the 1990s by Bay Area regulatory agencies, resource agencies, and others, with the goal of reducing in-Bay disposal to encourage beneficial reuse of dredged material whenever possible. Participants in the LTMS effort  worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to establish the...
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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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