Baykeeper Updates Related to On Patrol

Featured Stories: April 3, 2019
East Bay Express Feature: Beat Cops of the Bay  
BK In The News: March 27, 2019
How the nonprofit group Baykeeper monitors polluters in Bay Area waters... The greenish brown water laps at walls of concrete on each side of the estuary. On the west is the waterfront property of Manson Construction, a marine construction and dredging company that has stacked a paved site with...
Blog Post: March 1, 2019
The Baykeeper field team is out on the Bay, rain or shine. Earlier in the month, we patrolled the San Francisco waterfront and several shoreline facilities. The team discovered suspicious-looking runoff from an industrial facility, which we're investigating. Pictured below is Baykeeper Attorney Ben...
Blog Post: February 15, 2019
Baykeeper regularly partners with LightHawk Conservation Flying to conduct aerial patrols. From aboard a small plane, we can monitor and document the Bay from above, complementing our patrols from the water with some extra perspective. On aerial patrol in January and February, Baykeeper monitored...
Blog Post: January 15, 2019
For Baykeeper, the rainy season means testing polluted runoff flowing from shoreline facilities into the Bay. Over our last 30 years defending the Bay, we've held more than 200 companies accountable for polluting the Bay with contaminants like mercury, oil, and other dangerous toxins. During a...
Blog Post: December 16, 2018
The world's longest running wildlife census, the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, will begin on December 14. Volunteer Baykeeper Skipper Robert Fairbank will help a team tally birds in South Marin aboard the Baykeeper boat on December 29.  Baykeeper's field team was busy this month...
Blog Post: November 15, 2018
Baykeeper Field Investigator Sienna Courter recently received a hotline tip about a hundreds of plastic bottles that spilled out on the Bay Bridge. She immediately got in touch with local agencies to take care of the issue. Thanks to our tipster for alerting us to the trash flow! On a recent boat...
Blog Post: October 18, 2018
In early October, from our patrol boat, the Baykeeper team observed a company in Alameda dumping construction waste directly into the Bay. We reached out to the company to bring it to their attention and make sure that they change their behavior. "It's illegal for companies to treat the Bay...
Blog Post: September 1, 2018
Baykeeper Field Investigator Sienna Courter headed to the Hamilton Wetlands in Novato with representatives from the California Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR). We're working closely with OSPR to analyze how oil spills affect sensitive sites around the Bay, and the best ways to...
Blog Post: August 1, 2018
After receiving reports about possible pollution discharges from a shoreline site in the East Bay, Baykeeper's Field Investigator Sienna Courter, along with Managing Attorney Erica Maharg and Staff Attorney Nicole Sasaki (pictured below), conducted an on-the-water investigation by kayak. Baykeeper...

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