San Francisco Bay NERR

The San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) encompasses over 3,700 acres of tidal marshes and undeveloped uplands that serve as research sites, outdoor classrooms, and recreation destinations. Reserve staff work to restore tidal marshes and strengthen the coastal community through research, monitoring, training, and education. As a staff we are working to be strong allies and provide stewardship for our local frontline communities around our reserve sites and throughout the Estuary.





News & Events



Recent Highlights

California Oyster Restoration

Read about collaborative California oyster restoration research projects in the face of climate change.

Restoration Project StoryMap

Check out a storymap on recent restoration project completed at Lower Spring Branch Creek.

Upcoming Trainings

Current training and workshop opportunities – from living shorelines to communicating science 

New Hiring

NERR hires Julie Gonzalez, Ph.D., as the Reserve’s Conservation and Restoration Coordinator




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