San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Science Network
|Joint Venture Science Program|
The mission of the San Francisco Joint Venture is to protect, restore, increase and enhance all types of wetlands, riparian habitat and associated uplands throughout the San Francisco Bay region to benefit birds, fish and other wildlife.
The Joint Venture implements this mission by coordinating habitat conservation, restoration & enhancement actions and needed scientific assessments and studies to benefit target habitats and organims and maximize ecosystem function, connectivity & native biodiversity in the face of global change.
The purpose of the Joint Venture Science Program is to help determine and coordinate needed scientific studies and a consistent regional assessments framework to inform planning and implementation activities, and to measure effective conservation delivery, restoration efficacy, and inform adaptive management in the face of global change throughout the SFBJV region.
The science program activities are aimed at:
The science program integrates with the Joint Venture Restoration & Technical committee via a science subcommittee composed of active science partners and on-call advising experts.