Soundwaves: SF Bay Gala

Join us on this fun-filled evening for fanciful cocktails, sustainable seafood and gourmet delicacies, and a confluence of music as we come together to inspire protection of San Francisco Bay's precious natural resources.

Film and Lecture Series

Our Film & Lecture Series features guest speakers, films and topics related to environmental issues as part of our mission to protect, restore and inspire conservation of San Francisco Bay and its watershed from the Sierra to the sea.

First Horizontal Levee to Become Operational

On Thursday, May 12, prominent figures from throughout the Bay Area came together for a briefing about the first Horizontal Levee Coastal storm-surge barrier ever built.

The Drought

It's our responsibility as individuals and as a state to use water wisely at all times, and to prepare for the next drought.

SF Bay Freshwater-Starved Estuary

The Bay Institute’s major new study documents how the ecological health of San Francisco Bay and the nearby ocean is at high risk.


The Bay Institute needs your help to continue preserving and restoring the San Francisco Bay-Delta we call home.