Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

San Francisco Bay is that special thing called an estuary, a place where the sea enters the land and rivers enter the sea, where freshwater mixes with saltwater, where deep and shallow waters, mud flats and marshes nourish fish, shellfish, harbor seals and millions of migratory shorebirds and waterfowl.

Thirty years ago the bay was in decline, its shorelines polluted and inaccessible, its area shrinking as garbage dumps and landfills encroached on its waters.But since the 1960s, citizen groups and government agencies have been fighting back, with success....

Read all of "San Francisco offers un-urban attractions" in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sep 13, 2003

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel posted on August 30, 2005 in reviews