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On-the-ground habitat projects are the lifeblood of our partnership and involve the protection, restoration and or enhancement of wetlands. These projects range in size from the smallest creeks to some of the largest tidal wetland restoration efforts in the country.
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The 2022 Implementation Strategy marks the first major update to SFBJV planning since 2001. In this revised strategy, we set ambitious new habitat goals for Estuary, Watershed, and Outer Coast habitats, update our waterfowl goals, and identify ten clear priorities and strategies to serve as the foundation of our partnership’s work. We call for a dramatic increase in the pace and scale of protection, restoration, and enhancement actions in the coming years.
On June 7, 2023, the SFBJV community came together to celebrate, bid farewell, and thank Sandra Scoggin for her 20 years of service to the JV, and to acknowledge her nearly 30 years in wildlife conservation. Several partners highlighted Sandra’s accomplishments and leadership, speaking to her dedication, hard work, kind and inclusive leadership style, and
The San Francisco Estuary is the largest estuary in California and home to many native threatened species such as the Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse, Ridgway’s Rail, and Longfin Smelt. The estuary is also home to upwards of eight million people who live, work, and recreate in the Bay Area. A critical ecosystem and community resource,
This February 2023, the National Migratory Bird Joint Venture Coordinator, Justyn Foth, came to visit and tour project sites around the San Francisco Bay. Not only is Justyn doing a Big Year, but he is also visiting Joint Ventures across the country for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began and he took on