Man-Made Levee Breach At Sears Point Creates New Tidal Marsh In Sonoma CountyA man-made breach in the Sears Point levee in southern Sonoma County Sunday allowed high-tide salt water from San Pablo Bay to begin filling a 1,000-acre tidal marsh basin.
Conservationists Rent California Rice Fields As Habitat For Drought-Threatened Migrating BirdsWith severe drought covering 95 percent of California, 'pop-up wetlands' are one of the few tools that conservationists have to help stave off possible bird die-offs this fall.
South Bay Wetlands Restoration Project Bringing Back WildlifeThe restoration of the South Bay Wetlands is the largest such project on the west coast of the United States, and so far scientists say it's going well. For instance, birds and other animals have been returning to the former industrial salt ponds.
Alviso Waterway Reconnected To The BayMother Nature scored another victory Wednesday in the ongoing fight to return San Francisco Bay to its natural habitat, as water officials threw open the gates to a water control project in Alviso.
Contra Costa Wetlands Gifted $1 Million By Federal Govt.Five coastal wetlands projects just received $5 million from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, including a project at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline in Contra Costa County.
Bay Wetlands Restoration Underway In Alviso Area Of San JoseThe destruction of a levee near Alviso will restore more than 300 acres of a salt pond to their natural habitat.
Celebrating Phase of Restoration Project