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The San Francisco Baylands Ecosystem Habitat Goals Science Update, describes the many services that wetlands provide, including flood management, and provides recommendations for restoring and maintaining the Bay’s wetlands http://baylandsgoals.org

To study and support cost-effective green infrastructure to reduce flood risk and stormwater runoff and maximize co-benefits, the Coastal Conservancy has been implementing the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, a 15,000-acre wetlands restoration project that will build multi-benefit flood protection for Silicon Valley.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Department is also supporting a number of projects to restore or enhance wetlands and salt marshes through the Wetland Restoration for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grant program.