The Breuner Marsh project site is located just south of Point Pinole Regional Park on San Pablo Bay in Richmond, California. This new coastal shoreline park is a was planned and designed to evolve with sea level rise. It will benefit and enhance natural habitat and endangered species while providing public access to expanded open space for residents and visitors alike.Following a century of coastal marsh loss from human development, Breuner Marsh will restore and enhance 40 acres of tidal and seasonal wetlands. Tidal marshes support a variety of important native plants and animals and each distinct zone provides food, cover, and nesting habitat for wildlife. The project was designed to enhance habitat for endangered and threatened tidal marsh species endemic to the region, including the salt marsh harvest mouse, Ridgway’s rail, and California black rail, all of which have been documented to be present at the site.Breuner Marsh is one of the first restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area that anticipates and accommodates rising sea levels due to climate change. Using rigorous data and spatial modeling for the anticipated three feet of sea level rise, the plans called for site grading to allow the tidal marsh to migrate incrementally to higher elevations over the next 50 to 100 years. The analysis also helped to identify the location of the trail to avoid disruptions to public access in the future, thereby ensuring the continued success of constructed habitat and park facilities following sea level rise. WRA landscape architects surveyed the elevation of various marsh and upland vegetation to determine how to compose the grading and site plan and create target tidal marsh and seasonal wetland habitats.The detail of the schematic grading plan shows the incorporation of public access features among the tidal marsh and wetland habitats.The Breuner Marsh concept plan depicts various restored and created habitats by color as well as the trail layout at the site.