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

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, a tri-national program with 23 habitat and three

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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

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Unveiling the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Implementation Strategy – Conserving the SF Bay Area’s Unique Ecosystems and Wildlife.

SFBJV partners were thrilled to celebrate the completion and release of our updated Implementation Strategy on October 14, 2022, in person at the Richardson Bay Audubon Sanctuary in Tiburon, California. The celebration honored the work of close to one hundred individuals, including our Management Board, other leadership, working committee members, and staff who contributed to

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