New JV Coordinator, Kelli McCune, Reflects on CA 30×30 Partnership Gathering

Recently codified as law, California’s Pathway to 30×30 lays out the vision for conserving 30% of California’s lands and waters by 2030. In October, conservationists from around California gathered in Riverside, CA at the 30×30 Partnership Gathering hosted by California Natural Resources Agency and the California Biodiversity Network.  Below our new Joint Venture Coordinator, Kelli … Read more

20 years later, a loving farewell to Sandra Scoggin

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 … Read more

Do Look Up

Motus Tower

Motus towers have arrived in the South Bay! These radio telemetry towers track the locations of an array of animals including birds, bats, and dragonflies.

Five Years Later

Bufflehead

It has been five years since property-owners in the nine county Bay Area started paying $12/year toward the first-ever, region-wide parcel tax known as Measure AA, or the San Francisco Bay Clean Water, Pollution Prevention and Habitat Restoration Measure.

Nature-based solutions being pioneered at Sears Point

Sears Point

It’s already been more than six years since a 285-foot-wide breach allowed salt water to fill a 1,000-acre tidal marsh basin for the first time in over a century at Sears Point Ranch along Highway 37 in the North Bay.