The Winter 2021 Issue of Tide Rising, our quarterly newsletter, is here
by Ceal Craig
The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society is happy to publish the latest issue of its digital newsletter, Tide Rising: Volume 3, Issue 2, Winter 2021. This issue’s theme is Restoration & Reflection.
In this issue:
- What happens after a levee breach? Sometimes nature works a little slower than planned. Learn about new features added to the Island Ponds in the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, Phase 2. Find out what they found when starting construction.
- Restoring Contra Costa wallflower at Antioch Dunes NWR: learn more about the process, the science, and the challenges to help this endangered species thrive.
- Tides especially rose during king tides in the south bay. Learn about why this happens and what it means for the Bay area.
- Environmental education & interpretation activities!
- Staff changes at SFBWS and USWFS
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Let us know how we are doing and what we can do to improve our efforts and serve you better.
Editors: Ceal Craig, PhD
Contributors: SFBWS: Chris Kitting, PhD; Hope Presley, MS. USFWS: Joy Albertson, Rachel Tertes, Winnie Chan
Photographers: Ambarish Goswami, Aric Crabb, Ceal Craig, Chris Kitting, Julie Kitzenberger, Rachel Tertes, Winnie Chan
Thanks for reading!
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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.
Cecilia (Ceal) D. Craig, PhD
Member, SFBWS Board of Directors