Save the Bay

Jefferson Award winner Sylvia McLaughlin (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Sparked Bay Preservation Efforts

To guard the bay against sprawl and pollution, McLaughlin co-founded Save the Bay in 1961 with two friends, Catherine Kay Kerr and Esther Gulick. Today, McLaughlin is the last survivor of the pioneering trio.

01/31/2013

Volunteers gathering trash from California's coastline. (Photo courtesy of Save the Bay)

1000s Of Bay Area Volunteers Come Out On California Coastal Cleanup Day

Thousands of Bay Area volunteers headed to local shorelines, beaches and inland waterways as part of the 28th annual California Coastal Cleanup on Saturday.

09/15/2012

Trash in Coyote Creek

1 Million Gallons Of Trash Flow Into SF Bay Every Year

The equivalent of 100,000 kitchen trash bags full of garbage flows into the San Francisco Bay from storm drains every year, according to a study released Thursday.

02/17/2012

Volunteers gathering trash from California's coastline. (Photo courtesy of Save the Bay)

Volunteers Pick Up Half-Ton Of Trash From Oakland Shores

Dozens of volunteers pitched in Saturday morning to scrub Oakland’s coastline of trash in honor of California Coastal Cleanup Day, according to event organizers.

09/17/2011

San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge (AP)

Kay Kerr, Co-Founder Of Save The Bay, Dies At 99

Catherine “Kay” Kerr, co-founder of the first environmental organization dedicated solely to protecting San Francisco Bay, has died.

CBS San Francisco–01/03/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,948 other followers