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  • Catie at the EOS Center graduation (May, 2022).
    August 02, 2022
      Taking the narrow, winding road along Paradise Drive in Tiburon, California, maybe getting carsick along the way, you will… In truth, the EOS Center is so much more than its awe inspiring surroundings and a home for the SF Bay NERR. It is the past… Today, this diverse history of indigenous, military, and scientific uses shapes the future of the San Francisco Estuary by s…
  • Julie holding a crab
    August 01, 2022
      Renowned for its beauty and a hub of marine activity, San Francisco Bay is also one of the most invaded estuaries in the w… Results will help coastal resource managers better understand the individual and combined impacts of these stressors, so man… How crab fishermen can help If you’re using a crab trap in San Francisco Bay, or you know someone who crab-fishes here, you…
  • Group of people, some wearing shirts that say Downtown Streets Team, stand by the marsh overlooking the water with binoculars in hand to see birds.
    July 15, 2022
      Why is the ocean salty? Why do pigeons bob their heads when they walk? Can crows remember faces? These are just some of th… “Hey guys be sure to get all the cigarette butts, we got to take care of the birds!” Since the first Nature and Bird Walk, we have held two more outings at Pickleweed Park and most recently, China Camp State P…
  • In-person part of the hybrid Motus workshop
    November 02, 2021
      Last week, staff from ACE Basin NERR in South Carolina and partners from Mississippi State University came to the SF Bay N…
  • August 18, 2021
    Mike Vasey, the Director of the SF Bay NERR since 2013, is retiring! Mike has had a long and highly engaged career working i…
  • Allie in front of Point Reyes shore.
    May 03, 2021
    Pictured above: Allie visiting Point Reyes National Seashore. Though the decision to relocate and leave her environmental planning job was not easy for Allie Margulies, she has never sec… Don’t eat the oysters  Working with the NERR Research Lab, Allie is now directing her graduate work towards a tiny Bay Area…
  • Picture of Nyri tabling for Discovery Day at the EOS center
    April 12, 2021
    Nyri tabling for Discovery Day at the EOS Center.  Spotlight on Nyri Growing up in Newport Beach, Nyri Scanlon and her grandpa were regulars of the glimmering coast. One day,… How to Read a Science Paper (and understand it too!) Read the abstract of the paper first. Research papers are written like… Surveying California seablite (Suaeda californica) in the San Francisco Bay as part of an SFSU research study. …
  • Helicopter dropping fire suppressant on a controlled burn in Rush Ranch.
    June 23, 2020
    New data-rich lesson plans connect science learning with current natural events. As the weather warms, and the salinity in the estuary increases, data-rich lesson plans written by 2019 graduate student int…
  • People holding hands
    June 15, 2020
    San Francisco Bay NERR held the first of a series of meetings about how we can “be the change we want to see in the world”… After a couple of weeks of exchanging reading lists and email conversations, and participating in a campus-wide Town Hall di…
  • Dew on marsh plants
    April 16, 2020
    Learn about marsh plant species and how they are monitored with this virtual plant identification activity Every fall, we spend many days in the marsh surveying the different plant species that are present in our reserve. We have p… Activity Can you find these species in our plots? What is your estimate of their percent cover in each plot?  …          
  • Storymap interface showing a map of the area
    April 16, 2020
    My name is Catie Thow, I am a second-year master’s student at San Francisco State University’s Estuary and Ocean Science Cen…
  • satellite map of atmospheric river
    January 09, 2017
    Jan 09, 2017 - Brian Cheng was interviewed for the NRDC article, "'Rivers in the Sky' Rain Death Upon Wild Oysters".…
  • aerial view of sf bay
    December 19, 2016
    Dec 19, 2016 - SFBAY NERR collaborator Brian Cheng interviewed on NPR. Listen to the Brian Cheng interview on NPR.…
  • Restoration work for oysters
    Dec 20, 2016 - The Marin Independent Journal published a cover story, "San Rafael China Camp oyster die-off documented in ne…
  • Wild oysters in San Francisco Bay
    Dec 18, 2016 - SFBay NERR collaborator Brian Cheng interviewed for "Atmospheric rivers fueled by climate change could decima…