Estuary News

October 2021

What's New? What's Next?

2021 Is Our 30TH Year of Publication

What should our next five look like? Your comments on our past place in your history and suggestions for the future appreciated!

Who’s Who These Days?

We’re looking to profile people in new jobs or people moving jobs or people retiring or people working under the radar. This year has been a big year of changes, and we’d like to capture people on the move in our next issue of Pearls in December. Please email the editor with suggestions.

Want to receive Estuary in PRINT?

We still create and print a paper magazine, that great thing for perusing without clicks, reading without blue light, surfing topics with no algorithm trapping you in your silo! So if you’re not working at your old office address anymore, and want to get it in the mail someplace else, please send us your new address!

Don’t be alarmed…

…if you see when you’re visiting our magazine website. The magazine is still online in all its former glory, it’s just going to be undergoing an update soon for ADA compliance. Stay tuned!

Vote for your favorite stories!

As we refresh and reframe Estuary’s website next year, we want to compile “Best of” lists! What are your favorite stories, or the most memorable stories?

Best Restoration Stories…

Best Tunnels Stories…

Best Fish Stories…

Best Nitty Gritty Water Infrastructure Story…

Most surprising read…

You name it, we want to hear what you think!

Our editorial board provides us with story ideas -want to join?

There is no obligation, except to respond to the occasional email seeking story ideas. Volunteer yourself or someone you know!

Estuary News is supported by more than 20 different organizations…

…but there is never enough to make ends meet. If you’d like to support our work, or a special story series, we’d welcome your contribution.

About the author

Ariel Rubissow Okamoto is both today’s editor-in-chief and the founding editor of ESTUARY magazine (1992-2001). She enjoys writing in-depth, silo-crossing stories about water, restoration, and science. She’s a co-author of a Natural History of San Francisco Bay (UC Press 2011), frequent contributor of climate change stories to Bay Nature magazine, and occasional essayist for publications like the San Francisco Chronicle (see her Portfolio here). In other lives, she has been a vintner, soccer mom, and waitress. She lives in San Francisco close to the Bay with her architect husband Paul Okamoto.

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