9:30 am to 2:45 pm Al Boro Community Center, 50 Canal St, San Rafael, CA 94901

Meeting Agenda

San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority Advisory Committee Itinerary


Organized by the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture

Friday, September 20, 2019


For questions related to the Advisory Committee, please contact:

Anna Schneider, Clerk of the Advisory Committee: (510) 286-0325


For questions on the day of the tour, please contact:

Caroline Warner, Public Outreach Coordinator, San Francisco Bay Joint Venture: (415) 250-8886


The Advisory Committee will tour North Bay habitat restoration sites from 9:30 am to 2:45 pm.

Our meeting point will be at the Al Boro Community Center, 50 Canal St, San Rafael, CA 94901.

Members of the public are welcome to join the tour but must provide their own transportation.


North Bay Tour Agenda



Intros and overview of day

Al Boro Community Center*


Caroline Warner, San Francisco Bay Joint Venture

Luisa Valiela, EPA, Region 9 Water Division & SFBRA Advisory Committee Chair

Sandra Scoggin, San Francisco Bay Joint Venture






9:45 - 10:30


Tiscornia Marsh  


 Barbara Salzman, Marin Audubon

Douglas Mundo, Shore Up San Rafael - Multicultural Center of Marin           



SF Bay Living Shorelines Project


Marilyn Latta, State Coastal Conservancy                                               






 10:35 - 11:20


Drive to Cullinan








11:20 - 12:00




Renee Spenst, Ducks Unlimited

Melisa Amato, USFWS - San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge






12:00- 12:15


Drive to Sonoma Raceway










Sonoma Creek Baylands Strategy


Julian Meisler, Sonoma Land Trust

Jeremy Lowe, San Francisco Estuary Institute










** please bring your own lunch






 1:15- 1:45


Drive to Novato Corps Yard








1:45 -2:30


Deer Island Basin  


Roger Leventhal, Marin County Public Works      








Return to Al Boro Center





  • The Al Boro Community Center is located at 50 Canal St in San Rafael. From here the Advisory Committee will be transported on a 28- seat passenger van to the other locations. Parking is limited to 3 hours in the Community Center lot but all-day parking is provided on the streets surrounding the center.  We will be away from the center for approximately 4 hours before returning to our cars.


** The SFBJV will provide light snacks, but please bring your own lunch for a picnic at the Sonoma Raceway.


Casual and comfortable clothing and walking shoes recommended as well as sun protection and an additional layer of clothing.