Latest Baykeeper News and Information

BK In The News: May 25, 2016
The 2016 San Francisco BayKeeper Bay Parade Swim spanned San Francisco Bay and started from the Golden Gate Bridge and finished in McCovey Cove near the SF Giants Stadium. Suzanne Heim-Bowen won the Golden Rivet award for first place solo swimmer. Famous for swimming faster than both men and women...
BK In The News: May 19, 2016
The city of Berkeley this week agreed to a tentative settlement of a lawsuit by the environmental group San Francisco Baykeeper over alleged discharges of polluted stormwater into San Francisco Bay from the transfer station on lower Gilman Street.
Press Release: May 17, 2016
Swimmers, kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders, and boaters will parade on the water along the San Francisco waterfront on May 22 in Baykeeper’s 3rd Annual Bay Parade. The 1pm finale in McCovey Cove—featuring costumes, flags and live music—will be recorded and broadcast on the Jumbotron at the start...
Press Release: May 17, 2016
Information on the Bay Parade
Press Release: May 17, 2016
Swimmers will race 6.5 miles in San Francisco Bay from the Golden Gate Bridge to McCovey Cove, along the San Francisco waterfront on May 22 in the Golden Rivet Swim, a part of Baykeeper’s Bay Parade event. Elite swimmers competing include: Kimberley Chambers, who set a new world record, becoming...
E News: May 11, 2016
*/ Monthly Update for May 2016 Last week to register for the Bay Parade on May 22 Cheer on Bay Parade participants with your donation Catch the Bay Parade finale and celebrate at the after party Baykeeper opposes Cal WaterFix Delta tunnels plan Vote Yes on Measure AA on June 7 Share...
Press Release: May 10, 2016
San Francisco Baykeper Bay Parade Sunday May 22 What: Baykeeper’s 3rd Annual Bay Parade. Swimmers, kayakers, stand-up paddle boarders, and boaters parade on the water along the San Francisco waterfront to McCovey Cove at AT&T Park. Includes competitive 6.5-mile Golden Rivet Swim starting at the...
Press Release: May 9, 2016
Swimmers will race 6.5 miles in San Francisco Bay along the city waterfront on May 22 in the Golden Rivet Swim, a part of Baykeeper’s Bay Parade event. Swimmers will jump from boats at the Golden Gate Bridge at 9:45 AM and swim along the San Francisco waterfront, past the Embarcadero, the Ferry...
Monthly Column: May 3, 2016
Calling all swimmers, kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders and boaters! You are invited to be part of Baykeeper’s Third Annual Bay Parade on Sunday, May 22. Join hundreds of other participants for a fun and active day on San Francisco Bay. Swimmers will swim 6.5 miles, solo or in relay teams, along...
Blog Post: April 25, 2016
Plans to divert fresh water from the Sacramento River and send it through two tunnels to pumps on the southern end of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could devastate the San Francisco Bay-Delta ecosystem. Baykeeper has worked to oppose the construction of Delta tunnels for many years. Now, we have...

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