No Butts in the Bay

No Butts in the Bay

With Aquarium of the Bay, Surfrider Foundation, City of San Francisco, National Park Service and other partners Shark Stewards is leading the Bay marine debris prevention effort to reduce plastic pollution in the Bay Tributaries, San Francisco Bay and adjacent beaches in the Butts out of the Bay Campaign. This campaign aims to raise awareness about the environmental … Read more…

Shark Stewards and Time Lab Team Up for a Healthier SF Bay

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2016 — Shark Stewards, a nonprofit environmental leader in the local and global movement of conserving our oceans through the protection of sharks, today announced the nonprofit’s partnership with Time Lab, Inc., maker of Kid CarPool, a company dedicated to decreasing traffic and emissions by providing software solutions for kid transportation.  … Read more…

Volunteer Positions

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Shark Stewards is a grass (kelp) roots organization relying on volunteer energy to save sharks and protect ocean habitat. We always have hands on need during our Butts clean ups,  World Oceans Day and Sharktoberfest celebrations, but we also rely on volunteers for our education program, grant writing and outreach. With petitions and social media you can … Read more…

Malaysian Minister Declares Three Shark Sanctuaries in Sabah

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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is set to declare three of its marine parks as shark sanctuaries by mid-2016 in a bid to protect the endangered marine creatures, state Tourism, Culture and Environment minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said. He said the Tun Sakaran marine park in Semporna district, Tunku Abdul Rahman marine park here and the proposed Tun … Read more…

Dive in for Sharks Point Lobos

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Become a citizen scientist, add your observations of sharks and rays, and increase scientific knowledge. Shark Stewards collects observations of sharks and rays as part of the Shark Watch program with the California Academy of Sciences. Join us on Easter March 27 for a fun dive and learn about local sharks at Point Lobos State Park. … Read more…

The Big Swim for Sharks

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As an ocean swimmer and diver I frequently swim with sharks, although most of the time I don’t see them. This summer I swam from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco, entering the water not far from where a white shark had consumed a seal only a few days before.  To the soundtrack of Jaws provided by an excited seventh grader, … Read more…

How to Avoid a Great White Shark Attack

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It is Sharktober.  This is the term surfers refer to the months bordering and including October when peak white shark activity and shark attacks occur along our coastline. The Bay is the center of the Red Triangle. This area bounded by Bodega Bay, Big Sur and the Farallon Islands, has nearly half of the recorded … Read more…

Shark Watch

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Shark Watch is an education, public safety and enforcement program. Science Education With the California Academy of Sciences we are running the Shark Watch iNaturalist Citizen Scientist program. This App allows users to identify and collect observations on sharks and rays. Initiated in the San Francisco Bay, the program is global. Information can be used for education … Read more…