Latest Baykeeper News and Information

E News: August 19, 2009
Support the Relay for the Bay Seven swimmers will relay from Sacramento to San Francisco to raise funds for Baykeeper's work – and a generous donor will match all contributions up to $1,000 in honor of their efforts! How far would you go to protect the Bay? For seven intrepid swimmers, the...
Monthly Column: August 1, 2009
In the last 200 years, San Francisco Bay has undergone profound changes, and the health of the Bay has varied dramatically. Before the wave of gold rush settlers, for example, the Bay was a vibrant ecosystem teeming with marine life, to the extent that oysters, shrimp and several species of...
E News: July 15, 2009
Baykeeper Op-Ed On Marin's Sewage Problem Sejal Choksi, Baykeeper and Director of Programs, wrote in support of improving Southern Marin County's sewer system in the Marin Independent Journal. Our op-ed explains how Southern Marin's many small sewer districts aren't up to fixing the County's big...
Monthly Column: July 1, 2009
A few months ago, I wrote about a technology in use at three Bay Area power plants called once-through cooling, a process that kills fish and marine life as it pulls in Bay water to cool heated machinery inside the plant.  In response, we received this inquiry:  “My husband and I are...
E News: June 17, 2009
KQED Quest Features Baykeeper Sejal Choksi A recent KQED Quest program on sewage spills in San Francisco Bay features our very own Sejal Choksi, Baykeeper and Director of Programs. Sejal explains the problem with sewage treatment facilities in the Bay Area and how Baykeeper is working to protect...
Press Release: June 4, 2009
Current operations of state and federal water projects in California’s Central Valley jeopardize endangered California Chinook salmon and steelhead populations, according to a biological opinion filed today by the National Marine Fisheries Service. Today’s announcement also finds that current water...
Monthly Column: June 1, 2009
San Francisco Bay is at the center of the Bay Area and the extensive network of housing, transit, retail and industry that sustains the more than seven million people that live here. The Bay is a big part of what makes the Bay Area so special, but its close proximity to a major urban area...
E News: May 11, 2009
Speak Out to Protect Our Coastal Habitats Fish and Game Commission Public Hearing Thursday, May 14, 9 a.m. Sacramento, CA On Thursday, the California Fish and Game Commission will make a final decision on establishing a network of marine protected areas along the North...
Monthly Column: May 1, 2009
San Francisco Bay is known throughout the world for its majestic natural beauty, and San Francisco Baykeeper works every day to protect the health of the birds, fish and other aquatic animals that make the Bay so special. But the Bay isn’t just lovely to behold – it is also an active end...
E News: April 22, 2009
Going Green for Earth Day? Go Blue, Too! Have you gone green with CFLs and reusable grocery bags? Baykeeper’s got ten tips for going blue, too. Help protect San Francisco Bay from pollution by making a few simple changes around your household, and celebrate Earth Day – and the Bay – all year...

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