Press Releases

3/14/14: Bay-Delta Ruling
Decision Helps Protect Water Quality and Habitat for Fish, Wildlife, and Delta Farms

10/17/13: Art on Oars Silent Auction to Benefit The Bay Institute


9/6/13: Third Annual San Francisco Bay Gala Will Be An "Otterly Enchanting" Evening


1/16/13: Bay Delta Conservation Plan Conceptual Alternative


2/29/12: BDCP’s Own Study Shows Plan Could Lead to Species Declines and Extinction; Actual Impacts to Delta Ecosystem Could Be Worse Than Study Shows


7/24/12: BDCP Media Announcement by NGOs


12/24/2011: Merry Christmas, Delta Smelt


7/25/12: Program Director Gary Bobker responds to the BDCP announcement


5/13/11: Mr. Nunes Strikes Again: New Bill Would Remove Or Eliminate Many Bay-Delta Protections


5/5/11: Draft Bay-Delta Conservation Plan: National Research Council Review Validates The Bay Institute’s Concerns


3/22/11: World Water Day Spotlight: State of the San Joaquin River


2/2/11: Feds Will Reevaluate Endangered Status of Longfin Smelt


12/15/10: Bay Delta Conservation Plan Has Major Flaws


12/3/10: The Bay Institute Appoints Steve Machtinger as Chair of the Board


12/1/10: Cautious Optimism for 2010 Fall-run Chinook Salmon Returns


11/19/10: More Work Needed for Bay-Delta Conservation Plan


11/2/10: Major Wetland Restoration Project Completed


8/3/10: Update on State Water Board's Flow Criteria


8/9/10: The Bay Institute Issues "Gone with the Flow" Primer


7/21/10: Thumbs Up To State Water Board's Recognition of Scientific Case For Major New Delta Flow Improvements


7/6/2010: Aquarium of the Bay Begins Sea Lion Interpretation Program


6/23/10: The Bay Institute Launches $3 Million Watershed Literacy Campaign


4/27/10 -- The Bay Institute Dives into New Membership Campaign with Aquarium of the Bay


4/23/10 -- The Bay Institute Applauds San Francisco Improvement Act of 2010


3/30/10 -- Flows Reconnect San Joaquin River to Bay


12/3/09: Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Reform Act


11/9/09 -- Local Spots to See Wild Salmon Spawning


9/08/09 -- The Bay Institute Appoints John Frawley President/CEO


6/11/09 -- Bay Institute Acquires Aquarium of the Bay, Creating Dramatic Turnaround