San Francisco Baykeeper has defended the Bay and its watershed since 1989. We patrol on the water, investigate pollution, hold polluters accountable, and strengthen the laws that protect the Bay and the people of the Bay Area. For 30 years, our lawyers, scientists, and advocates have taken on the biggest threats to San Francisco Bay and its watershed—and won.
Baykeeper's staff defends the Bay using science, policy, and law.
The Baykeeper boat regularly patrols the Bay for polluters with our experienced volunteer skippers at the helm. We are the only organization that patrols the Bay to find and stop pollution.
Our Board of Directors, Leadership Circle, and Advisory Board are passionate leaders for protecting San Francisco Bay.
Baykeeper’s Blue Rivet Award honors heroes and local businesses that passionately protect San Francisco Bay.
Baykeeper’s high-impact results and cost-saving efficiencies are highlighted in our annual reports, audited financial statements, and IRS Forms 990.
Baykeeper's scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates can be reached anytime to speak about the threats to San Francisco Bay and how we hold polluters accountable.
Baykeeper defends San Francisco Bay from its biggest threats and holds polluters accountable to create healthier communities and help wildlife thrive.
Baykeeper acknowledges that we are on the unceded land of many Native peoples and tribal groups who came to this region before us and who still live here today. We recognize them as the authentic stewards of the land and of San Francisco Bay and its vast watershed, and we support their efforts for indigenous sovereignty and repatriation. In their honor, we pledge to protect the Bay and its shared waters for future generations.