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Wetland Restoration is Working at Bay Point Regional Shoreline
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
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
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
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
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