Latest Baykeeper News and Information

Blog Post: January 23, 2015
Baykeeper has helped coordinate a search and rescue effort for hundreds of birds injured or killed by an as-yet unidentified sticky substance spilled or dumped into San Francisco Bay. Baykeeper Executive Director Deb Self was on the East Bay shoreline for two days, locating injured birds. We also...
BK In The News: January 22, 2015
California officials are baffled by a sticky mystery — more than 200 birds have been found dead and more rescued after they became covered in an unknown gray goo-like substance. . . . For now, wildlife volunteers are working to find and save as many birds as they can, said Deb Self, the executive...
BK In The News: January 22, 2015
The mysterious case of the bird-killing goo got a little more perplexing Wednesday when laboratory tests ruled out the prime suspect, a viscous compound blamed for sending thousands of birds in Europe to their graves. . . . Deb Self, executive director of Baykeeper, was on the shoreline Wednesday,...
BK In The News: January 21, 2015
The environmental toll from the mystery goo in San Francisco Bay climbed Tuesday to 100 dead seabirds and 300 that were saved as wildlife officials tried to zero in on identifying the toxic stuff and who may have spilled it. . . . Volunteers willing to look out for and report ailing birds on the...
BK In The News: January 21, 2015
On June 11, 2013, at the age of 62, Gary Emich became the first person to compete 1,000 swims from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco's Aquatic Park without wetsuit or fins. . . . For the past four years Emich has organized fund-raising swim events for Baykeeper, a non-profit organization that...
BK In The News: January 21, 2015
The mystery surrounding the hundreds of seabirds found coated in an unknown, gooey substance along the eastern San Francisco Bay shoreline took a twist this week with the discovery of several more birds along the San Mateo County coast to the west. . . Deb Self, executive director of San Francisco...
E News: January 15, 2015
*/ Welcome to San Francisco Baykeeper's January E-News. Monthly Update for January 2015 Join Baykeeper at Sand Wars Film Screening on January 20 Envisioning the Future of the Bay: Join Us March 8 Appeals Court Limits Water that Can Be Pumped from the Delta Thank You for Your Generous Year...
Blog Post: January 14, 2015
A new federal appeals court ruling has upheld reasonable limits on the amount of fresh water that can be pumped out of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and San Francisco Bay. This ruling helps protect endangered fish, the California salmon fishing industry, and the San Francisco Bay ecosystem. On...
Press Release: December 19, 2014
Media Advisory SAN FRANCISCO – Some of the year’s highest tides will occur December 21-23. These high tides, called King Tides, give a preview of flooding the Bay Area can expect as global climate change causes sea levels to rise. Baykeeper will be on the San Francisco shoreline to discuss the...
E News: December 11, 2014
*/ Welcome to San Francisco Baykeeper's December E-News.   Monthly Update for December 2014 Baykeeper Lawsuit Aims to Stop San Jose's Runoff Pollution of the Bay Baykeeper Fights to Keep Railroads from Shirking Responsibility for Oil Spills Syar Napa Quarry Agrees to Protect the Bay...

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