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Projects - Crissy Field Management
Monitoring fish populations in Crissy Marsh
Great egret hunting
Crissy Marsh supplies food and rest for many migrating shorebirds and waterfowl
Staff monitor seasonal changes in bird populations
Park staff take soil samples to look at soil salinity and other factors
Sampling invertebrate populations that live in the marsh muds
Volunteers weeding in the restored sand dunes
Marsh overlooking bridge
View of the Golden Gate Bridge behind Crissy Marsh
Marsh Opening in November of 1999
Opening the excavated marsh to the incoming tide for the first time.
Crissy Field before restoration
Pre-restoration Crissy Field was a derelict parking lot with limited public access.
Vibrant habitat three years later
Following restoration, Crissy Field is now functional habitat and a recreation destination.
Grand Opening in May of 2001
50,000 people gather for the Grand Opening of Crissy Field to the public.