How to request money from the Federal Government: Programmatic Appropriations & Community Project Funding

Submitting an appropriations request Submitting appropriations requests to senators and representatives is an important part of our Migratory Bird Joint Venture DC Fly-In – it’s how we officially request the funding we advocate for during member meetings in DC. Physically showing up in DC is a critical part to the MBJV advocacy process. Yet, it … Read more

SFBJV 2023 DC Fly In Recap

The SFBJV spent a busy week (March 13 – 17) in DC meeting with Congressional staffers and agency representatives as part of  DC Fly-In. The DC “Fly in” is organized by the Association of Joint Venture Management Boards to advocate for the Migratory Bird Joint Venture Program (MBJV), a tri-national program with 23 habitat and … Read more

Meet the new SFBJV Staff!

This September, two new SFBJV staff members joined our team! We are thrilled to add a Conservation Coordinator (Jemma Williams) and a Policy & Communications Coordinator (Nikki Roach). Jemma Williams has worked in the public, private, and non-profit environmental sectors supporting community-based stewardship, restoration, and biological monitoring. Jemma has been in the Bay Area for … Read more

A Fond Farewell


Gratitude and Blessings to the SFBJV community! It has been a dream come true and privilege of a lifetime to be one among a bevy of bird loving, habitat protecting people – otherwise known as the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture partnership – for the past two decades plus! My life will be forever enriched … Read more