The Winter 2020 Issue of Tide Rising, our quarterly newsletter, is here

by Ceal Craig

Tide Rising: Volume 2, Issue 2, Winter 2020

Tide Rising: Volume 2, Issue 2, Winter 2020.

The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society is happy to publish the latest issue of its digital newsletter, Tide Rising: Volume 2, Issue 2, Winter 2020. This issue’s theme is Reflection & Restoration.

In this issue:

  • Reflections from a new Wildlife Refuge Specialist supporting the Farallones, our island Refuge, west of the Golden Gate.
  • Read about restoration efforts at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
  • SFBWS Staff members provide update on restoration efforts at Antioch Dunes and new ways to experience vernal pools and birds.
  • Friends groups columns focus on their support of restoration efforts on Refuges as well as reflections of how Friends groups help Refuges they support. Our Acting Complex Manager provides his reflections on 2020: a must read.

Readers' feedback:
Based on readers feedback, you will see a new format for the email version of the newsletter. A short synopsis will be in this email with a photo or two, with an Acrobat .pdf file LINK with the FULL story. This should help you read the whole newsletter in brief, and dive into stories that interest you more easily.

Editors: Ceal Craig, PhD; Renee Fitzsimons
Contributors: Aidona Kakouros, Brett Stormoen, Ceal Craig, Hope Presley, Mary Deschene, Renee Fitzsimons (SFBWS). Alyssa Clevenstine (USFWS), Amberish (volunteer photographer), Francesca Demgen (Friends of San Pablo Bay), Matt Brown (USFWS).

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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.

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Cecilia (Ceal) D. Craig, PhD
Member, SFBWS Board of Directors