June 26, 1998
Enclosed for your review is a copy of a report entitled San Francisco Estuary Baylands Ecosystem Goals.
This draft report was prepared by the San Francisco Bay Area Wetlands Ecosystem Goals Project.
The draft report describes the habitat changes needed to help ensure healthy populations of fish and wildlife in San Francisco Bay. It presents these changes as an overall vision and as site-specific actions. The report also includes information on a variety of issues relevant to habitat restoration and enhancement.
To foster a better understanding of the report's recommendations and how they were prepared, the Project's Resource Managers Group will sponsor four evening workshops in July. At the workshops, there will be opportunities for the public to ask questions about the report and to provide comments. The schedule and locations for the workshops are indicated on the reverse side of this letter.
To facilitate review, by July 10 the report will posted on the Internet at
Written comments on the draft report may be submitted to the address below, and must be received no later than August 14, 1998. The Resource Managers Group will consider comments from the workshops as well as written comments when preparing the final goals report in the fall.
Ms. Peggy Olofson
Goals Project Manager
2101 Webster Street, Suite 500
Oakland CA, 94612
Please note that the enclosed draft report represents work in progress. The final report will include photographs of habitats, technical references, scientific names of all plants and animals, and a glossary.
We encourage you to review the enclosed draft report, to attend one of the workshops, and to provide written comments.
If you have questions, please call the Goals Hotline at 510 286-1221
Resource Managers Group