Resource: The San Francisco Estuary Project website
Read the Introduction to the San Francisco Estuary Project Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan found on the San Francisco Estuary Project’s (SFEP) website athttp://sfep.abag.ca.gov
·Selectthe Publications link on the left-hand side of the site.
·Selectthe Complete CCMP link under the heading Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) revised 2007.
Choose one of the following topics to examine more closely.
·Pollution Prevention and Reduction
·Dredging and Waterway Modification
·Land Use Management
Estuary Project Paper
Write a 1,200- to 1,400-word paper on the restoration of the San Francisco Estuary in terms of one of the above aspects. Discuss the abiotic and biotic characteristics of the San Francisco Estuary. Answer the following questions:
·How has population growth in the San Francisco Bay area affected the estuary?
·How has the habitat fracture in the San Francisco Estuary been increased by human behavior?
·How is conservation being used to promote and maintain the biodiversity of plants and animals in the San Francisco Estuary?
·Assess the progress made in conserving the biodiversity of the San Francisco Estuary.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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