The Bay Institute of San Francisco

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500 Palm Drive, Suite 200
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The Bay Institute Ecological Scorecard: San Francisco Bay Index 2005 Design Guidelines for Tidal Wetland Restoration in San Francisco Bay Sierra to the Sea: The Ecological History of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Watershed

School Programs:
The STRAW Project coordinates and sustains a network of teachers, students, restoration specialists and other community members as they plan and implement watershed studies and restoration projects in Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties. STRAW provides teachers and students with the scientific, educational and technical resources to prepare them for hands-on, outdoor watershed studies, including ecological restoration of riparian corridors. Since 1998, almost 9,000 students have participated in 145 STRAW restorations on rural and urban creeks, planting close to 15,000 native plants and restoring approximately 38,000 linear feet of creek banks or almost 28 acres. STRAW goals are to:, http://

Our Mission: To protect and restore the ecosystems of San Francisco Bay, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and the rivers, streams, and watersheds tributary to the Estuary.