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The San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve’s mission is to improve understanding and stewardship of the estuary, with a broader relevance to the ecosystems beyond the Golden Gate. The tidal marshes at Rush Ranch and China Camp serve as research sites for scientists; classrooms for teachers, land managers and naturalists; and inspiring places for Bay Area residents to visit.

China Camp Marsh Channels Photo credit: Matt Ferner

China Camp Marsh Channels
Photo credit: Matt Ferner

Rush Ranch Photo credit: Jessica Schneider

Rush Ranch
Photo credit: Jessica Schneider

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Rush Ranch China Camp State Park Romburg Tiburon Center

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Citizen Science Photo Monitoring at China Camp

San Francisco Bay NERR is asking visitors to parti[...]

Citizen Science Photo Monitoring at Rush Ranch

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Mar
8
Tue
8:30 am Environmental Negotiation @ Bay Conference Center
Environmental Negotiation @ Bay Conference Center
Mar 8 @ 8:30 am – Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm
Environmental Negotiation @ Bay Conference Center  | California | United States
Workshop Description This workshop applies principled negotiation concepts (e.g., Fisher and Ury’s “Getting to Yes” series) to specific environmental issue applications. Negotiation simulations, role-playing, and experiential exercises are used to provide a fun and safe[...]