Restoring San Francisco Bay

Agencies and organizations are currently working to restore tidal marsh around San Francisco Bay. View these segments to learn

  • how historical ecologists use a variety of historical documents to piece together how an ecosystem used to function for restoration purposes.
  • how dredge material is moved to the Hamilton Field Restoration Project to fill in subsided lands and restore tidal marsh.
  • about the restoration of the South Bay salt ponds.
  • about the importance of San Francisco Bay to migrating birds.

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