Baykeeper Updates Related to Bay Recreation
Monthly Column: July 11, 2012
With San Francisco Bay’s summer recreation season in full swing, let’s hear from those who love to play on and in the Bay. Ben Patton, kiteboarder: "Kiteboarding has a kind of freedom to it. It’s like sailing, but even closer to the water. When I’m out on the Bay, I enjoy seeing the mix of people,...
BK In The News: June 1, 2012
A report released last week by Heal the Bay, a Santa Monica environmental group, revealed that while water quality at Bay Area beaches is generally high, it varies widely — and predictably — between bay and ocean beaches.
Press Release: May 31, 2012
San Francisco—Finding a Bay Area beach where the water is clean enough for swimming, surfing and other in-the-water recreation is going to be easier with San Francisco Baykeeper’s launch of the Swim Guide app. This new, free smart phone app provides up-to-date water quality information from...
Blog Post: May 31, 2012
Finding a Bay Area beach with water clean enough for swimming, surfing and other in-the-water recreation is going to be easier with Baykeeper’s launch of the Swim Guide app. This new, free smart phone app provides up-to-date water quality information from government authorities on more than a dozen...
BK In The News: May 26, 2011
The Bay Area is a good place for beachgoers to surf, swim and frolic in the waves, unless you're trying to do it on San Francisco's Baker Beach and a few other places where plumes of bacteria regularly flow into the ocean, according to a statewide beach report card released Wednesday.
Blog Post: January 11, 2011
The Bay Area is abuzz with the recent news that San Francisco will host the next America's Cup, a world-class competitive sailing event that will put the spotlight on San Francisco Bay. The America’s Cup Finals will take place in 2013, while the America’s Cup World Series begins this summer and the...
BK In The News: August 26, 2010
Crews labored Thursday to repair a pipeline that ruptured the previous day, spewing thousands of gallons of raw sewage into half a dozen Redwood City homes and a nearby lagoon.
BK In The News: August 11, 2010
On August 3, 2010, five Dolphin Club members swam the inaugural Golden Gate Medley Swim (GGMS) to raise $10,000 for San Francisco Baykeeper, the nonprofit pollution watchdog for San Francisco Bay.
BK In The News: August 2, 2010
When Vic Pizarro heard that a group of his fellow Dolphin Club swimmers had a plan to swim four laps each across the Golden Gate as a fundraiser for the organization that protects the health of San Francisco Bay, he knew he wanted to join the cause.
BK In The News: May 27, 2010
More than 90 percent of Bay Area beaches received top grades in the annual report by Heal the Bay, a Santa Monica group that studied pathogens and bacteria levels at 456 California beaches.