Spring has sprung, and as the nursery manager, it’s my favorite time of the year! As the seasons change, so does our restoration work. Each year as it starts to warm in March and April, I sow the seeds for all the plants we grow out for our tidal wetland restoration sites across the Bay. These seeds sprout in the greenhouse over the next few months, and from June through August our team works on transplanting the tiny seedlings into larger pots so they establish healthy roots. We usually transplant over 20,000 seedlings each year! In the winter, we …


I know I am not alone in feeling a deep bond to the diverse landscapes of the Bay Area. I was fortunate enough to spend my childhood living in the Bay Area and exploring everywhere from the redwoods and grasslands to the marshes and sand dunes. Those moments have driven me to give back to the land that has given so much to me. I am overjoyed to be joining Save the Bay as its Nursery Specialist. I was introduced to Save the Bay this past summer, when I participated in the fellowship program as the Nursery and Habitat Restoration …