WRA Fisheries Biologist Dan Chase invited to present at upcoming IEP workshop

The Interagency Ecological Program (IEP), provides ecological information and scientific leadership for use in management of the San Francisco Estuary for adaptive management, water project operations, and planning and regulatory purposes relative to endangered fish and the aquatic ecosystem. IEP’s Annual Workshop will be held April 20-22, 2016 in Folsom, California and focuses on sharing … Continue Reading »

WRA’s GIS Analysis Featured in Latest BayGeo Journal

WRA’s GIS work is featured in the latest BayGeo Journal in an article titled “Sea Level Rise and Resilient Design in Tidal Marsh Restoration Projects”. In the Fall edition of this biannual publication for San Francisco Bay Area geospatial community, the article details how innovative GIS analysis can support resilient design for restoration projects that need to anticipate and accommodate affects of climate change, such as sea … Continue Reading »

San Francisco Bay Herring Spawn Potential Map

by Dan Chase Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) are found in large schools throughout the California’s coastal zone and are an important forage species that sustains a valuable commercial and recreational fishing industry in San Francisco Bay.  While primarily found off shore, the species moves into bays and estuaries in the winter to lay their eggs. These … Continue Reading »