Our Partners in Collaboration

Phase 1


Federal, state, and local agencies that manage land and/or contribute significant funds, materials or in-kind services to the project. Partners often contribute more than just funding – they provide labor, expertise, funding, materials and/or collaborative support to the project.

Project Management Team

California Department of Fish and Wildlife


US Fish and Wildlife Service


California State Coastal Conservancy


U.S. Geological Survey



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration



Santa Clara Valley Water District



Alameda County Flood Control & Water Conservation District


US Army Corps of Engineers



Foundations, governmental agencies, private companies and landowners, and non-governmental organizations that have contributed funds, materials or in-kind services to the project. Donors typically provide funding but not the kind of ongoing services or staff support that the Partners provide.

  • Hewlett Foundation
  • Packard Foundation
  • Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund
  • Moore Foundation
  • Adobe Community Foundation
  • California Department of Water Resources
  • California Wildlife Foundation
  • Caltrans
  • Cargill Salt
  • City of Menlo Park
  • City of San Jose
  • Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
  • Google
  • Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
  • National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Leopard Shark Account
  • Pinpoint Foundation
  • Save The Bay
  • U.S. EPA



Other government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and, in some cases, individuals who have actively participated in the planning process.

Additional agencies that serve as members of the Regulatory and Trustee Agency Group:

  • Regional Water Quality Control Board
  • San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC)


Project Stakeholder Forum members:

  • Alviso Water Collaborative
  • Audubon Society, Santa Clara Valley Chapter
  • Bay Planning Coalition
  • Cargill Salt
  • Citizens Committee to Complete the Refuge
  • City of Hayward
  • City of Mountain View
  • City of Palo Alto
  • City of San Jose Department of Environmental Services
  • City of Sunnyvale
  • East Bay Regional Park District
  • Eden Shores Community
  • Federation of Fly Fishers - Northern California
  • Hayward Area Shoreline Planning Agency
  • Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
  • NASA Ames Research Center
  • Office of Representative Mike Honda
  • Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Port of Oakland
  • Port of Redwood City
  • Ralph Johnson, retired, Alameda County Flood Control District
  • Recreational Boaters of California
  • Richard Santos, Santa Clara Valley Water District Director
  • San Francisco Bay Trail
  • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District
  • Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority
  • Save The Bay
  • Sierra Club, Loma Prieta Chapter


Federal and State Representatives with Districts Including the Project:

  • Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein
  • Office of Senator Barbara Boxer
  • Office of Representative Anna Eshoo
  • Office of Representative Mike Honda
  • Office of Representative Jackie Speier
  • Office of Representative Eric Swalwell
  • Office of State Senator Jerry Hill
  • Office of State Senator Bob Wieckowski
  • Office of Assembly Member Kansen Chu
  • Office of Assembly Member Rich Gordon
  • Office of Assembly Member Bill Quirk


Consultants & Scientific Organizations:

  • AECOM (formerly URS)
  • Center for Collaborative Policy
  • H.T. Harvey & Associates
  • McMillen, LLC
  • Moffatt & Nichol Engineers
  • San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory
  • San Francisco Estuary Institute
  • San Jose State University
  • Stanford University
  • Triton Marine Construction Corp.
  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • University of San Francisco