Fish & Wildlife Recovery

Fish & Wildlife Recovery

Protecting and enhancing habitat supports recovery of fish and wildlife species. Increasing fresh water flows into the system helps native species to survive in a changing ecosystem. Many of SFEP’s projects provide direct or indirect benefits to fish, birds, and the food web that supports them.

[divider]eelgrass_Lorenz+AvelarRestoring EelGrass Habitat
Based on 50 year regional goals for the hidden, underwater part of our estuary, the project aims to understand the best methods for restoring eelgrass and oyster habitat, and to obtain data about the benefits of biological reefs along the Bay’s shoreline. Read More[space height=”20″][divider]

Undaria 033Managing Invasive Species
The San Francisco Estuary is one of the most invaded estuaries in the world. The Estuary Partnership has been working to minimize the impacts of aquatic nuisance species (ANS) by serving on advisory groups, coordinating meetings, conducting specific projects, and producing educational brochures. Read More[space height=”20″][divider]

Photo Creit - Laurel Marcus (CLSI)Fish Friendly Farming
The Fish Friendly Farming program works with landowners to conserve water to maintain flows and is run by the California Land Stewardship Institute (CLSI), a non profit organization dedicated to implementing environmental stewardship, restoration and enhancement projects  Read More[divider]