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Activity Schedule for Spring 2015
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South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
Get more information on the largest wetland restoration project on the west coast.
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What's NewFebruary 27, 2015
Levee maintenance on the Alviso Slough Trail near the Environmental Education Center has been completed. The trail is now fully open.
About the Complex
From sand dunes to salt marsh, from rocky, offshore islands to golden beaches, the San Francisco Bay Refuge Complex offers a glimpse into the biological treasures of the SF Bay & Monterey Bay areas.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay is managed as part of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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News and Announcements
In July 2014, the North American Check-list Committee upgraded the CA Clapper Rail to its own species, and renamed it the Ridgway's Rail. Full story will be in the Winter 2014 issue of Tideline.Tideline Newsletter Winter 2014-2015
- December 01, 2014
The completion date of the project has been delayed until fall/winter 2015. Pedestrian access will continue to be controlled to provide safety for our visitors. See link below for more information.Bair Island Restoration Completion Date Delayed for 1 More Year
Winter is approaching, making shorebirds a challenge to identify. American Avocets will lose the cinnamon color on their head, possibly to camouflage themselves better in their winter surroundings.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Ridgway's Rail/Aric Crabb - Bay Area News Group, American Avocets/Aric Crabb, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami, Ridgway's Rail/Pelican Media, Pickleweed/Aric Crabb, American Avocet Winter Plumage/Richard Koch
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2015