The Spring 2023 Issue of Tide Rising, our quarterly newsletter, is here

by Ceal Craig

Tide Rising: Volume 4, Issue 4, Spring 2023

Tide Rising: Volume 4, Issue 4, Spring 2023.

The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society is happy to publish the latest issue of its digital newsletter, Tide Rising: Volume 4, Issue 4, Spring 2023. This issue’s theme is Endangered & Threatened Species.

In this issue:

  • Endangered Species Act: Refuge Complex Status - What are those 32 special species in the San Francisco Bay NWR Complex? Where are they? Why are they important? Learn about endangered species at Salinas River & Ellicott Slough NWRs.
  • Environmental Science Reports - Boom year for vernal pool aquatic species: report from the field from the Complex Botanist. Exciting news about endangered species on the Channel Islands!
  • Earth Day 2023 Event: see flyer for 4/22 activities.
  • Mother’s Day Event: see flyer for 5/14 activities.
  • Photographs and Other News!

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Editors: Ceal Craig, PhD
Contributors: SFBWS: Ceal Craig, Madison Cline, Olivia Poulos. USFWS: Ann Spainhower, Aidona Kakouros, Diane Kodama, Giessell Aguilar.
Photographers: Aidona Kakouros, Ambarish Goswami, Heather Butler, Kelly Matsubara, Matthew Slater, Merav Vonshak, Robin Agarwal.

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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