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May 13, 2011, 04:12 ET The Bay Institute Warns: Mr. Nunes Strikes Again

In his most outrageous performance yet, Congressman Devin Nunes, the southern San Joaquin Valley Republican lawmaker who accuses environmentalists of ...


May 05, 2011, 07:13 ET Draft Bay-Delta Conservation Plan

A panel of scientists convened by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences today released their review of the draft...


Mar 22, 2011, 10:51 ET The Bay Institute's World Water Day Spotlight: State of the San Joaquin River

Spotlighting the San Joaquin River for World Water Day, The Bay Institute will host a special event at Aquarium of the Bay on Tuesday, March 22....


Dec 03, 2010, 02:32 ET The Bay Institute Appoints Steven Machtinger as Chair of the Board

The Bay Institute today announced that it has appointed Steven Machtinger to Chair of its Board of Directors. Machtinger has served on The Bay...


Dec 01, 2010, 11:33 ET Cautious Optimism for 2010 Fall-run Chinook Salmon Returns

Preliminary counts of fall-run Chinook salmon returning to spawn in Central Valley rivers are encouraging, with this year's numbers well ahead of the ...


Nov 19, 2010, 12:41 ET More Work Needed for Bay-Delta Conservation Plan

Yesterday, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) Steering Committee received a document describing results of four years of work to develop a...


Aug 09, 2010, 04:52 ET The Bay Institute Releases 'Gone with the Flow' Primer on Freshwater Flows as California Legislators Consider Need for Major New Delta Flow Improvements

Today, as the California Senate considers major new recommendations to increase freshwater flows to the San Francisco Bay-Delta estuary, the Bay...


Jul 21, 2010, 03:47 ET The Bay Institute Gives Thumbs Up to State Water Board's Recognition of Scientific Case for Major New Delta Flow Improvements

Today, the State Water Resources Control Board released its long awaited draft report, identifying new flow criteria for the endangered Delta...


Jun 28, 2010, 11:20 ET Inspiring the Next Generation of Watershed Stewards: The Bay Institute Launches $3 Million Campaign for Watershed Literacy

Responding to the urgent need to inspire young people to lifelong action to protect San Francisco Bay and its vast watershed, The Bay Institute has...


Apr 27, 2010, 12:59 ET The Bay Institute Dives Into New Membership Program With Aquarium of the Bay

The Bay Institute today launched its first-ever membership program, providing supporters with new opportunities to protect, restore and explore San...


Apr 23, 2010, 10:33 ET The Bay Institute Applauds Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Cosponsors of San Francisco Bay Improvement Act of 2010; Creates a $100,000 Public Education Campaign About the Urgent Need for Bay Restoration

The Bay Institute applauds the introduction of H.R. 5061, The San Francisco Bay Improvement Act of 2010, a landmark $1 billion restoration bill...


Apr 06, 2010, 11:33 ET The Bay Institute's STRAW Completes Successful Restoration Season, Plants New Opportunities to Support Place-Based Education

The Bay Institute today released the milestone-setting 2009/2010 results of its flagship place-based education program, STRAW (Students and Teachers...


Mar 30, 2010, 08:43 ET A River - and a Watershed - Reborn: Restoration Flows Reconnect the San Joaquin River to San Francisco Bay

One year after President Obama signed landmark legislation to implement the restoration of the dewatered San Joaquin River, releases from Friant Dam...


Jan 19, 2010, 01:03 ET A Simple Question: The Story of STRAW Documentary Wins the ‘Spirit of Activism Award’ at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival

A Simple Question: The Story of STRAW (Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed), a documentary highlighting the impact of The Bay Institute’s...