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With Levee Breached, Tides Return to Novato Wetland; Watch Video

KQED Science | April 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

With Levee Breached, Tides Return to Novato Wetland; Watch Video

For more than two decades, environmental groups and numerous agencies have worked to restore the wetlands at the former Hamilton Army Airfield. On Friday, the project achieved a significant milestone.

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Using Art to Imagine a Restored Bay Delta Watershed

KQED Science | February 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Using Art to Imagine a Restored Bay Delta Watershed

The San Francisco Bay Delta watershed is enormous. It has also been enormously altered. Volunteer, non-profit and government efforts have all done a great deal to restore the watershed. But according to Derek Hitchcock, an ecologist with The Watershed Project, “Cultural healing is needed before watershed healing.”

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The Baylands Nature Preserve: A Winter Birder’s Wonderland

KQED Science | November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Baylands Nature Preserve: A Winter Birder’s Wonderland

Described by bird watchers as the go-to place for the "best birding on the bay," the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve is a feather-filled oasis during winter. This is the time that waterfowl migrate through the Pacific Flyway and settle along the California coast for the season.

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How the Bay’s Natural Buffers Can Help Defend Us From Sea Level Rise

KQED Science | July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

How the Bay’s Natural Buffers Can Help Defend Us From Sea Level Rise

When it comes to protecting people and property from rising sea levels and catastrophic storms, it turns out that Mother Nature can often provide a better solution than an expensive engineering project.

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Bay Area Wetlands Slowly Drowning as Seas Rise

KQED Science | May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bay Area Wetlands Slowly Drowning as Seas Rise

Rising seas could claim nearly all of San Francisco Bay's remaining wetlands, threatening key infrastructure and protected species.

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