The Governing Board of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority authorized disbursement of to $3,000,000 to the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (the District) to augment the grant of $7,929,855 previously authorized by the Authority on December 6, 2019.
On December 13, the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project partners and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service opened a 300-acre former industrial salt pond to the Bay with a celebration marking the 20th anniversary of their joint restoration venture. This major milestone event is part of an ambitious 50-year effort to restore 15,000 acres of historic wetlands to tidal marsh and other habitats.
We are saddened by the loss of Senator Feinstein. She was an amazing woman and had a long history of advocacy for California’s natural resources, including San Francisco Bay. Senator Feinstein will be missed and we thank her for the legacy she has left behind. Her work improved the health of San Francisco Bay for future generations.
Please join staff and Board Members of the Restoration Authority, as well as the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority(link is external), Grassroots Ecology(link is external), Climate Resilient Communities(link is external), Nuestra Casa(link is external), and other community based organizations, public agencies, and nonprofits to learn about projects in the West Bay and to build relationships betwe