Saving San Francisco Bay and our planet can feel daunting. We know how you feel, but inspiration is always around the corner (and in this blog!). Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22, and to celebrate we’ve put together 5 easy, worthwhile things you can do for our planet and our Bay. 1. Participate in the March for Science and People’s Climate March Resist, stand up and put on your walking shoes!  Have a poster making gathering with your friends and march alongside thousands of scientists and eco-warriors at the March for Science on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, and …


Trump’s EPA budget was leaked to the press. It’s bad news for public health and the environment, especially our Bay. Trump’s budget totally eliminates EPA’s San Francisco Bay program. While other bays around the country face reductions in EPA funding, our Bay funding has been slashed to zero. This is a slap in the face to you and every Bay Area resident who wants healthy communities and natural resources. The EPA is supposed to ensure clean water and healthy wetlands. But the federal government is turning its back on us by cutting EPA’s San Francisco Bay funding entirely. We have …


Present-day Sunnyvale, California is known as “The Heart of Silicon Valley,” but if you walk into any grocery store or stroll through the downtown farmer’s market in this tech town you’ll notice another trend: people carry reusable bags when shopping. Four years ago, my hometown hopped on the bag ban-wagon, joining our region’s largest cities including San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose in working to address the Bay’s pollution problem. Before Sunnyvale’s plastic bag ban went into effect in early June 2012, storefronts around town posted signs that read “Did you bring your reusable bags?” To me this message was more than …


Join us on Saturday, October 1 and remember to tag your Bay Day photos with #SFBayDay.   East Bay Wetland Restoration with Save The Bay 9am – 12pm Healthy Parks, Healthy People Walk at MLK Regional Shoreline 10am – 12pm East Bay Regional Park District: Family Nature Fun at Crab Cove 2pm – 3pm Group Bike Ride in San Leandro with Bike East Bay 10:30am – 1:30pm Berkeley Group Bike Ride with Bike East Bay 3:30pm – 5:00pm Lindsay Wildlife Experience: Meet Bay Animals! 10am – 5pm Bay Trail Audio Tours Narrated by Doug McConnell All day $4 Pints at …


Pump your tires, grab your bike helmet, and zip over to one of three Bay Day cycling events hosted by our friends at the San Francisco Bike Coalition, Bike East Bay, and the Silicon Valley Bike Coalition on Saturday, Oct. 1. On Bay Day, thousands of Bay Area residents will unite in celebration of San Francisco Bay in their own unique ways. If experiencing the Bay on two wheels is more of your thing, then check out one of these family-friendly Bay Day cycling events happening near you. Group Bike Ride with SF Bike Coalition Saturday, Oct. 1:  11 a.m. – …