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Upcoming Deadlines

7 Aug 2017 Comments due by noon on September 7 on State Water Resources Control Board proposal for a State Wetland Definition and Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Material to Waters of the State

7 Aug 2017 Concept Proposals for the Prop 1 Delta Conservancy Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program open August 1-31

31 Jul 2017 Call for Papers announced for the 2017 Riparian Summit and due by August 15.

31 Jul 2017 Nomination for the Jean Auer Award and Outstanding Environmental Projects Award now open until Friday August 4

25 Jul 2017 State Water Resources Control Board will receive public comments on the Proposed Amendments to both the Water Quality Control Plan for Ocean Waters of California , and the forthcoming Water Quality Control Plan for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California to include the Statewide Wetland Definition and Procedures for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Materials to Waters of the State and the Draft Staff Report including the Draft Substitute Environmental Documentation through August 18

25 Jul 2017 Resilient By Design call for site ideas now open through July 31

10 Jul 2017 2017 WCB Public Access Program Solicitation Notice and Application Open Through September 15: WCB Public Access Guidelines.pdf

6 Jul 2017 2018 State of the Estuary Conference seeks nominations for two awards 0 Jean Auer and Outstanding Environmental Project by July 28

6 Jul 2017 State of Estuary call for posters through July 24


7 Aug 2017 Government Report Finds Drastic Impact of Climate Change on U.S., New York Times

27 Jul 2017 Mapping Coastal Flood Risk Lags Behind Sea Level Rise, NPR Science on All Things Considered

24 Jul 2017 Novato Creek work could help battle sea-level rise, report finds,

19 Jul 2017 GOP push to shift state water policy away from conservation, SF Chronicle

2 Jul 2017 Shoring Up The State - Is California’s response to rising seas enough?, CALmatters

28 Jun 2017 Where Trump Budget Cuts Could Affect Bay Area Conservation, Bay Nature

26 Jun 2017 California’s Giant Water Tunnels Win First Crucial Approval, KQED news

23 Jun 2017 Campaign seeks to defend California marine sanctuaries in face of Trump energy order, Press Democrat

13 Jun 2017 How the Bay Area Is Restoring Nature's Delicate Balance, National Geographic

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10 Aug 2017 Audubons photography award photos are worth checking out!

10 Aug 2017 Bay Area Greenprint allows planners to build natural resource conservation into their policies and plans. Brought to you by The Nature Conservancy, American Farmland Trust, Bay Area Open Space Council, Greenbelt Alliance, and GreenInfo Network.

9 Aug 2017 Farm Bill Works for Landowners and Birds, New Report Finds

7 Aug 2017 Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program Webinar this Thursday!

31 Jul 2017 NOAA Sea Level Rise Viewer tool updated with latest data and projections. See how future sea level rise projections will impact your community.

31 Jul 2017 Watch Board Member Tom Kendall in this PBS special on the escape from Alcatraz

31 Jul 2017 Grant Davis, former SFBJV board member, appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to be director of the Department of Water Resources

25 Jul 2017 Sonoma RCD Welcomes Valerie Minton as New Executive Director - Valerie Minton!

11 Jul 2017 Bay Nature Names Regina Ridley New Executive Director/Publisher

SFBJV News Archive »

The State of the Birds San Francisco Bay 2011
Produced by PRBO Conservation Science and the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture

North American Migratory Bird Joint Ventures: 25 Years (Salazar Intro)
from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology on Vimeo