Working collaboratively to monitor, protect and restore the waters and lands of the Tomales Bay watershed
State of the Bay 2010
A Conference about
Tomales Bay and its Watershed
On October 22nd and 23rd, 2010, the Tomales Bay Watershed Council presented a conference gathering leading scientists, agency representatives and policy-makers with an interest in Tomales Bay and its watershed.
It was the fifth State of the Bay Conference, but the first in ten years. It was a successful event, gathering nearly 100 people each day to learn about the current state of scientific knowledge, resource management and the state of important resources in the watershed.
Below are links to the proceedings from the conference. The complete document includes the conference agenda, speaker biographies, presentation abstracts, and complete copies of the presentations themselves. Also included are links to video of each presentation provided by West Marin Community Television
Presentations are also available individually and include the presentation abstract and speaker biography.
State of the Bay 2010
Conference proceedings are available as a single PDF including all material, or by downloading component parts, or single presentations. Use the links below.
Complete Conference Proceedings (39 MB pdf file includes all material except video of presentations)
Individual Presentations and Video of Conference Presentations
(in order shown on conference agenda)
(Video courtesy of Peggy Day at West Marin Community Television)
Overview of the Last Decade of Ecological Research on Tomales Bay
Impacts of Ocean Acidification and Climate Change on Estuarine and Coastal Organisms
Tomales Bay Watershed Species of Local Interest: update on a conservation planning tool
Invasive Plants and their Impact on the Watershed
Friday Presentations - continued
Marine Mammals in Tomales Bay
Tomales Bay Oceanography and How Climate Change May Alter Bay Environments
Oil Spill Response in California
Invasive Marine Species in Tomales Bay
The Tomales Bay Vessel Management Plan
Dealing with Failing Septic Systems in the Watershed
Water Quality in the Bay and Watershed
Point Reyes National Seashore Update
Shorebird Status: Response to Wetlands Restoration
Photo by Richard Blair & Kathleen Goodwin/EnvironmentalEye.org
Saturday Presentations - continued
Thirty Years of Preserving Agricultural Land in West Marin
Marin Farmers and Ranchers Conserving the Tomales Bay Watershed
Chicken Ranch Beach Restoration Planning by TBWC
SPAWN Update and Recent Actions to Protect Lagunitas Creek Watershed Habitat
What Comes Next? Wrap Up and Call to Action
Thanks to our conference co-sponsors!
Contact us at Tomales Bay Watershed Council, Box 447, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956, 415-868-9081,
or email Council Coordinator Neysa King
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