Editor's Pick Special Issues

In recent years, Estuary News produced a number of special issues dedicated to central topics. These issues come together especially beautifully in PDF formats, where the relationships between stories and silos begin to emerge.

  • Restoration Almanac, March 2023. In this special Almanac of Restoration, Estuary News celebrates restoration in all its forms and samples projects of every kind. We start high up in the watersheds with rivers, lakes and creeks, move into the Delta, and then explore San Francisco Bay.
  • Outer Limits of Delta Science, June 2022. This issue explores the outer limits of Delta science and research: Can we recover salmon, capture carbon, live with the Russian thistle?
  • Fish Tales, February 2022. In this special issue on fish, Estuary shares both the heroics of saving a fish near extinction as well as the secrets of some sturdier, healthier natives.
  • Adaptation in 12 Counties, June 2020. This special issue explores climate adaptation activities in 12 counties around the Bay and Delta.
  • A Look Back in Time, December 2020. Estuary News shares some colorful history, exploring long-ago floods, crashes, missteps, and bird-sightings.
  • State of the Estuary Conference Coverage, December 2019. Estuary News covered many of these conferences, as well as a number of Bay-Delta Science conferences in special editions of Pearls called Mega-Pearls. Find all of this conference coverage here.
  • Resilient by Design, June 2018. This issue features 11 stories about the 2017-2018 Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge, and how nine places around the Bay Area might be better designed to adapt to a rising Bay and increased flooding, and overcome the threat of displacement and gentrification for shoreline communities.

Estuary News launched in 1993, and for the first few decades focused on key policy and environmental issues for San Francisco Bay and Delta. Some of the early PDFs in our historic archive include interesting special inserts related to key initiatives and findings of day.

See the full Pre-2014 Archive

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