Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
Comstock Magazine | August 14, 2019 | Climate Change
Fast-thinking innovation is needed to prevent ‘wetter wets, drier dries, hotter hots’ from threatening the state’s crops, species and economy... That farmers are growing such water-intensive crops in such arid places is the result of misguided 20th century engineering, says Jon Rosenfield, a senior scientist with Baykeeper, an environmental...
Marin Magazine | August 5, 2019 | Bay Parade
... Bay Parade: Celebrate the Baykeeper’s 6th annual Bay Parade on Sunday, August 11th, when boaters, rowers, swimmers, kayakers, and paddle boarders for a day of celebration and fun on the water. Over 200 participants unite to support Baykeeper’s mission for a clean and healthy San Francisco Bay. The Bay Parade grand finale will be broadcast live...
Earth Island Journal | August 2, 2019 | Climate Change
Resolution would help the Bay Area transition to renewables, clean up of toxic sites, and adapt to sea level rise. A perspective from Sejal Choksi-Chugh
SUP Connect | August 2, 2019 | Bay Parade
Attending a standup paddle boarding event is one of the best ways to enjoy the sport. It’s the perfect place to be introduced to the sport as a spectator, it’s a great place to learn and try new products, and it’s also a great way to connect with those who enjoy the sport just as much as you do... The 6th annual San Francisco Bay Parade is here!...
Waterkeeper Alliance | July 31, 2019 | About Baykeeper
Sejal Choksi-Chugh is leading the fight to restore San Francisco Bay to health... San Francisco Bay is part of the largest estuary on the west coast of the Americas, with headwaters that tumble from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, swell California’s longest rivers, and then rush through the Golden Gate to join the Pacific Ocean. The bay is also the...
Berkeleyside | July 17, 2019 | Events
Khafre Jay was raised in Hunters Point in San Francisco, “a spot that’s not on the tourist map at all,” as he puts it... “You could tell the audience really cared, they weren’t just there for the music,” said Sejal Choksi-Chugh, executive director of environmental nonprofit San Francisco’s Baykeeper, who was a panelist at the last Environmental...
Shape Magazine | July 9, 2019 | Bay Parade
My first stand-up paddling competition (and fifth time on a stand-up paddleboard—tops) was the Red Paddle Co's Dragon World Championship in Tailoise, Lake Annecy, France... Clean-water non-profit San Francisco Baykeeper hosts a 2-mile SUP event in the SF Bay (along with a 6.5-mile swim and 2-mile kayak) to support clean waters. ($75, baykeeper.org)
Sierra Sun Times | July 8, 2019 | Water Resources
A coalition of 55 conservation, fishing, recreation, water policy, and environmental justice groups from throughout California, representing hundreds of thousands of Californians, sent a letter to state officials last week thanking the Governor for his “…leadership in tackling California’s water issues.” ... Jon Rosenfield, Senior Scientist with...
KALW Public Radio | July 3, 2019 | Bay Defense
Baykeeper's Sejal Choski-Chugh patrols the Bay for polluters... The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission or the BCDC was established in the mid-1960s to regulate development, prevent the destruction of wetlands, and ensure public access to San Francisco Bay. It's an organization that usually doesn’t get much attention, but now...
Alameda Sun | June 28, 2019 | Advocacy
What started off under the radar ended up in the spotlight. On June 17, the City Council unanimously rejected a lease at Alameda Point for a digital data storage facility that would have been part of “the cloud.” ... The proposal met with strong opposition from San Francisco Baykeeper, the Sierra Club, the Golden Gate Audubon Society and Alameda...

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