Volume 1 Issue 3 of Tide Rising, our quarterly newsletter, is ready

by Ceal Craig

Tide Rising: Volume 1, Issue 3, Spring 2020

Tide Rising: Volume 1, Issue 3, Spring 2020.

The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society is happy to publish the third issue of its digital-only newsletter, Tide Rising: Volume 1, Issue 3, Spring 2020. This issue’s theme is Endangered & Threatened Species.

In this issue:

  • Learn about critical work on the Ellicott Slough Dunes NWR from Diane Kodama, Refuge Manager for an endangered salamander.
  • Aidona Kakouros, USFWS Wildlife Botanist, takes you to the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay NWR, Warm Springs Unit, a site with vernal pools supporting many endangered and threatened species.
  • Return of the Terns (sounds like a novel!) by Alex Hartman and Josh Ackerman from USGS talk about decoys and nesting progress.
  • People of Note celebrates two women of note that made a difference for our Refuges and the environment, and the endangered species they support.
  • Hope Presley, SFBWS, provides ideas to Explore from Home with an Outdoor Scavenger Hunt activity to try.
  • Paul Mueller, USFWS Volunteer Coordinator, shares last year’s volunteer report recognizing the efforts of volunteers on the Refuge.
  • Both Friends group share their thoughts and plans for coming quarters.

Editors: Ceal Craig, PhD; Renee Fitzsimons
Contributors: Josh Ackerman, PhD; Ceal Craig, PhD; Alex Hartman, PhD; Aidona Kakouros; Diane Kodama; Paul Mueller; Hope Presley; Sharon Xiao

Thanks for reading!

Let us know what you think of our current issue of Tide Rising. If you can help (editing, articles, etc.) reach out to newsletter[at]sfbws[dot]com and enter “VOLUNTEER” in the subject line of your email.

Our next issue, the Summer quarter, will focus on Exploration and Learning. Write us at the Newsletter address newsletter[at]sfbws[dot]com with ideas, comments, and questions.

See previous issues of the newsletter, Tide Rising, for articles about animals, habitats, restoration efforts, people (volunteers and staff), research, and Society efforts. The newsletter is sent quarterly using Constant Contact via email if you have signed up for it. In addition, you will be able to download a printable PDF file from the Society website.

In each issue, we will share information from other partners as well as new ideas and opportunities for partnerships. Look for articles from our sister Friends organization, Friends of the San Pablo Bay NWR, highlighting volunteers and FWS staff, as well as providing information about advocacy.

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Cecilia (Ceal) D. Craig, PhD
President, SFBWS Board of Directors