Habitat Conservation – A partnership working to protect, restore, increase, and enhance wetland habitats throughout the San Francisco Bay region to benefit birds, fish, and other wildlife.

Projects & Programs – With a shared passion and ambitious goals, we strive to positively impact the quality of life for birds, wildlife and the people of the Bay Area. 

Community – We provide forums for the sharing of ideas to foster creative approaches to conservation.

Relevance in Changing Times – We focus our attention where we believe we can make the most difference

Share our Story – We celebrate and share the news, events and accomplishments of our partnership.


Scientists, Funders, Project Managers, Advocates and Decision Makers that are restoring wetlands through partnership-driven collaboration.
Projects are the lifeblood of our partnership and involve the protection, restoration and or enhancement of wetlands. Our projects range in size from the smallest of creek projects to the largest tidal wetland restoration effort on the West Coast of North America – the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project.


We provide forums for the sharing of ideas to foster creative approaches to conservation.

Find Funding

We secure, increase and find funding that helps our partners realize their vision and goals.


We have the birds eye view on all active, completed and pending wetland conservation projects around the Bay.

“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can.” – John Muir

Our involvement with wetland restoration has many aspects and phases, all of which may be influenced by other considerations. Some of the our current regional efforts include:

Implementation Plan

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Get involved with the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture! Learn about ways you can help with habitat conservation projects in the Bay Area, join us at an upcoming event, or view some of our recent media




Recent News

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

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Help Save the ONLY Marine Lab on the San Francisco Bay!

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,

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Q&A with Migratory Bird Joint Venture Coordinator, Justyn Foth

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

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