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I am thrilled to share with you the 2016 Save The Bay calendar! Thank you to our volunteer photographers who have generously donated their stunning Bay images to Save The Bay’s first ever Calendar Photo Contest. These unique and striking images are spotlighted in the 2016 Save The Bay Calendar and serve as a monthly reminder of the importance of protecting and restoring San Francisco Bay. The...
Last night, the Milpitas City Council voted unanimously to ban disposable plastic shopping bags. This means less throwaway plastic in our lives and less pollution in our creeks and the Bay. After several years of delay, the council finally adopted a ban, filling the last gap in the ring of bag bans that protects South Bay habitats and wildlife. The ordinance will apply to all retailers in the...
At Save The Bay, we believe the best way to stay inspired to protect the Bay is to enjoy it. Here are a few of our favorite spots: “Angel Island! There are few places where you can get a 360 degree view of the Central Bay. It’s amazing to be in a natural, protected area while viewing city skylines and learning about the region’s immigration history.” — Allison Chan, Clean Bay Campaign Manager...
Captain Adam Sewall is a local fisherman who spends his days between the Berkeley Marina and just outside the Golden Gate. Photo credit: Michael Santiago Captain Adam Sewall of the Sunrise Fish Company spends long days fishing halibut from his one-man fishing boat in the San Francisco Bay and along the Marin coast. Take a journey in his boots for a day and learn more about why he throws back so...
Save The Bay’s social media sites serve as a hub for the exchange of ideas, photographs, and stories about the people and wildlife who call the Bay Area home. It’s no secret that our lives and our communities are all connected to the Bay, so why not connect online with an organization dedicated to protecting and restoring our region’s most beloved natural resource? Here are 3 reasons to follow...
What’s that stinky creek out there, Down behind the slum’s back stair, Sludgy puddle, sad and gray? Why man, that’s San Francisco Bay! – “Seventy Miles” by Malvina Reynolds and Pete Seeger, 1965 Looking out on the majestic beauty of San Francisco Bay in 2015, it’s hard for many younger and newer residents of the Bay Area to believe that just fifty years ago, Malvina Reynolds...
Our restoration education programs teach students to observe connections in the natural world. As an environmental educator with Save The Bay, I strive to provide a fun filled day at one of the bay’s salt marshes while enriching science curriculum in the classroom. By showing students these intricate and diverse ecosystems, we encourage students to make their own connections between observations...
Click to view slideshow. Bay Area photographer Mike Oria  captures beautiful images of the San Francisco Bay. His photograph, “Sunrise from Sausalito” won the People’s Choice Award for our Calendar Photo Contest and will be the cover art for our 2016 Save The Bay Calendar. How long have you lived in the Bay Area and when did you get started photographing the Bay ? My wife and I have...
The Bay Area and the San Francisco Bay itself are on the cusp of a rapid transformation that will take place over the coming decades. As our region prepares to deal with the real impacts of climate change, Save The Bay is dedicated to convening environmental, business, and labor leaders to protect our region. Today, Suffolk Construction executive Andy Ball and I published the following...
View of Golden Gate from Kirby Cove Campground, Photo by Alison Taggart-Barone, NPS As Bay Area residents, we are privileged with incredible access to scenic hiking trails, wilderness areas and campsites. Although Tahoe, Big Sur, and Yosemite are favored by many, most of us don’t realize that we don’t need to travel quite so far to arrive at our next camping destination. Learn more about four...

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"A team of colleagues from Juniper Networks joined you all at San Francisquito Creek in late December, and even though it was a wet and chilly day, we had a great time planting seedlings. It was great to see how much my colleagues and friends loved participating, and just about everyone is clamoring for another volunteer stint in the spring. Thanks Save the Bay!" --Carolyn

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