Despite fluctuations in acreages between years, the marshes and mudflat south of the San Mateo bridge appear relatively stable between the period 2009 – 2021, in that the relative proportions between different habitat types have not changed significantly. Within a number of restored ponds (e.g.,
A yearly snapshot of Project milestones and assessment of progress toward meeting restoration, public access and flood management goals
The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory (SFBBO), USFWS Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge), California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Hayward Area Recreation and Park District (HARD), East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD), USFWS Bay Delta Fish and Wildlife Of
Trends and habitat associations of waterbirds using the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, San Francisco Bay, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2018–1040
The aim of the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project is to restore 50–90 percent of former salt evaporation ponds to tidal marsh in San Francisco Bay. However, hundreds of thousands of waterbirds use these ponds over winter and during fall and spring migration.