Drift, Drop or Floc? Tailing Sediment as it Moves Through Marsh Margins This June two USGS scientists will be trying to get as close as they can to the edge of the South Bay’s Whale’s Tail Marsh to lay out their tools: tiles, filter paper, current profilers, and other sediment accretion measuring instruments. Estuary Reporter Ariel Rubissow Okamoto interviews reseachers Jessie Lacy and Karen Thorne about what they’re looking for at the marsh edge, and how it may help us...Read More
The Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program (WRMP) is convening stakeholders from a broad range of backgrounds and expertise to plan and implement a regional monitoring program for wetlands and streams in the Bay Area and the Delta. Read More
The Guadalupe River watershed is located just south of the San Francisco South Bay and begins in the eastern Santa Cruz Mountains. This historically rich watershed is one of seven anchor watersheds in the San Fancisco Bay and is home to the New Almaden Mining District, one of the largest historical mercury mines in the world. We work with local partners to remediate this watershed and reduce mercury pollution. Read More
Mapping methodology for the upland transition zone and Community-based shoreline visioning process in North Richmond. Working with community partners to address environmental justice in resource protection & planning.Read More
A multi-partner effort engaging the water community with re-imagining how nature-based shoreline infrastructures can address flood risk and water quality concerns while providing critical ecosystem benefits.Read More
Raising and allocating local resources for the restoration, enhancement, and protection of wetlands and wildlife habitat, and associated flood management and public access infrastructure.Read More
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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