Baykeeper Update

Baykeeper on Patrol: November 2019 Update

Baykeeper Field Investigator Cole Burchiel recently patrolled the area around Hanson Aggregates—a company we've repeatedly challenged in court for taking excessive sand from the Bay's floor.

The large amount of Bay sand that they mine every year contributes to shoreline erosion and habitat loss around the Bay and along the California coast.

Pictured below: a sand mining vessel nearing the Golden Gate Bridge, taken from the Baykeeper boat.

Sand miner