State of the Estuary Conference

Stay tuned for updates on the

2024 State of the Estuary Conference!

Spring 2024


2021 Fall Conference Map

Learn about the state of the San Francisco Estuary through the free conferences, symposia, activities, and other events listed below. Click the blue title of each event for more information.

Conferences and meetings


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San Francisco Estuary Partnership

This one-day virtual Summit will explore topics including climate adaptation planning, regional restoration and rematriation efforts, and environmental justice and community engagement through speaker presentations, panels, and interactive discussions.

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Stakeholder Forum & Working Groups Public Meeting

South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project

Interested stakeholders and members of the public are invited to a virtual public meeting of the Stakeholder Forum and Working Groups to share information and discuss Project progress, science, funding, and other topics. Plans for a tour of a current or future construction site are postponed until COVID-related safety precautions have eased.

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San Francisco Estuary Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program (WRMP) Virtual Open House

WRMP / SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

You are invited to learn what the emerging Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program is all about. This ambitious program is linking science to management to foster wetland resilience. The open house will cover progress made over the past several years, plans for the future, and ways to get engaged. This session is paired with the SF Estuary Geospatial Working Group Meeting, 2:00-3:30pm.

Oct 1

9:30am – 5:30pm

Nov 3

1pm – 3:30pm

Dec 8

10am – 12pm

Oct 14

9am – 4pm

Dec 4-5 Jan 1-3

Dec 8

2pm – 3:30pm

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San Francisco Bay Regional Monitoring Program (RMP) Annual Meeting

RMP / San Francisco Estuary Institute

The one day, virtual RMP meeting will cover timely water quality topics, including sediment supply, fire effects, PFAS, tire contaminants, microplastics, and contaminants in fish.

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California King Tides Project

California Coastal Commission

Explore thousands of King Tides photos from throughout California, and later this winter help photograph these highest tides of the year to preview sea level rise impacts.

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Wetlands Regional Monitoring Program (WRMP) – From Management to Mapping with a Geospatial Lens, Fall SFEGWG Meeting

SF Estuary Geospatial Working Group (SFEGWG) jointly with Delta Remote Imagery Collaborative

As a follow up to the morning WRMP session, learn more about how geospatial insight is being used to guide coordinated habitat restoration monitoring and management at various scales in the San Francisco Estuary and beyond.