Crab season delays implemented to protect humpback whales

Recreational Dungeness crab season in Zone 4 -- from Pigeon Point to Lopez Point --is set to open at 9 a.m. Friday, but new restrictions designed to protect migrating humpback whales and other marine life has delayed crabbing in some areas.

Whales off California coast delay commercial crab season

The start of the commercial Dungeness crab season will be delayed for some areas of Northern California for the third year in a row to protect whales and sea turtles from becoming entangled in trap and buoy lines.

232-acre East Bay tidal marsh restoration complete

The $24.5 million, 232-acre restoration of Pacheco Marsh in Martinez and Lower Walnut Creek will allow San Francisco Bay waters to once again occupy the space as it did for countless years before.