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Richardson Bay Citizen Science Kayak Adventures

January 25th, 2020|

This excursion starts at Sea Trek at the Army Corps of Engineers Bay Model where we will learn about the tides, currents and geology of the San Francisco Bay over coffee and tea. (NOTE: Bay Model closed Sunday). The tour starts along the Sausalito waterfront on SUP or kayak heading west along the Houseboat community along [...]

Shark Deaths Plague San Francisco Bay

May 9th, 2017|

Shark Stewards is assisting the Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Pelagic Shark Research Foundation investigating the die off of sharks and rays in the San Francisco Bay. Since April, hundreds of sharks and rays have been reported washing ashore inside the San Francisco bay, believed to be associated with a number of factors affecting water quality. [...]

Shark Stewards Supports CITES Appendix II Protection for Mobula Rays, 4 Species of Shark

August 8th, 2016|

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: The Conference of the Parties at C0P 17 voted to support all CITES Appendix II Proposals for Elasmobranches. Shark Stewards is working to support proposals to list the Silky Shark, Thresher Sharks and Mobula Rays under Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES).  This action [...]

Migratory Sharks Receive New Protections at Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS)

November 15th, 2014|

The governments belonging to the U.N. Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) moved to protect 21 shark and ray species at a meeting in Quito, Ecuador, today. Thresher, silky, and hammerhead sharks are now listed on the CMS Appendix II. The 120 governments belonging to the convention have identified them as among the shark [...]