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Overview

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Protection & Threats

California Protected Areas Database

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Policy Protections

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Hazards

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Community

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.communityconcern_percent|negligible }} % of your area is a Equity Priority Area, defined as areas that are low-income and minority households, or that have a burden of social disadvantages.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.disadvcommunity_percent|negligible }} % of your area is a Disadvantaged Community, defined as areas burdened by pollution and vulnerable to the adverse effects of pollution.

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Urban greening investments provide many benefits to a neighborhood such as better air quality, water quality, improved health, cooling in the summers, reduced flooding, habitat for birds and pollinators such as butterflies and bees and help absorb greenhouse gases. However, urban greening can also increase property values and may spur gentrification and displacement. Collaborating with the community on urban greening projects ensures the investment will serve both new and existing residents, and can be complemented with anti-displacement policies. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.displacement_typos_percent|negligible }} % of your area includes census tracts that are experiencing or are at risk of gentrification and displacement.

The Greenprint is designed as a regional, screening-level evaluation tool. Sources for more accurate natural resource data may exist in your area of interest. Please consult with the appropriate agencies and organizations. Furthermore, site visits and biological surveys are essential for parcels of all sizes when considering conservation actions.

When reporting areas under 100 acres, some metrics, policies, and other report items may be omitted due of the resolution of the source data.

Reports generated with this tool are using Greenprint fishnet version 7. Existing downloaded reports might have used a different version. Read more about our data versions.
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Prioritized Habitats
Conservation Lands Network: Priority Lands {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.clnpriority_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.clnpriority_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.clnpriority_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.clnpriority_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.clnpriority_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_clnpriority.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.clnpriority_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_clnpriority.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.clnpriority_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Conservation Lands Network: Key Riparian Corridor {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.keyriparian_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.keyriparian_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.keyriparian_unit }}     {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.keyriparian_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_keyriparian.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.keyriparian_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_keyriparian.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.keyriparian_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Baylands {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.baylands_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.baylands_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.baylands_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.baylands_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.baylands_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_baylands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.baylands_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_baylands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.baylands_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

How will climate change impact prioritized habitats?

Climate Risk: It is assumed that habitats prioritized for conservation action will persist in those locations into the future. If climate change results in projected climate outside of the range of suitable climate for the vegetation types in that area, then the species and habitats in those prioritized lands may be more vulnerable to climate change. In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_marginal_percent|negligible }}% of prioritized habitats have vegetation types likely to be at the margins of suitable climate.

Resilience: Some species and vegetation in prioritized landscapes are likely to persist despite climate change either because projected changes are still within the range of suitable climate for those vegetation types or because local microclimate options that make those vegetation types more resilient to potential climate stress. In this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_ok_percent|negligible }}% of prioritized habitats have vegetation types that are likely to have suitable climate in the future. This area is {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.arearesilience_value }} resilience for the Bay Area.

Catastrophic Fire Risk to Prioritized Habitats: Uncharacteristically severe fire can limit an ecosystem's ability to recover and can cause rapid changes to habitat and the wildlife it supports. In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_firesev_percent|negligible }}% of prioritized habitats are in high and very high fire severity zones.

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Habitat Connectivity
Bay Area Critical Linkages: Regional Habitat Linkage {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_reglink_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_reglink_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_reglink_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_reglink_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_reglink_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_linkage_reglink.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_reglink_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_linkage_reglink.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_reglink_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Bay Area Critical Linkages: Large Landscape Blocks {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_large_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_large_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_large_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_large_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_large_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_linkage_large.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_large_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_linkage_large.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_large_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Regional Connectivity - Channelized {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_channelized_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_channelized_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_channelized_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_channelized_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_channelized_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_linkage_channelized.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_channelized_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_linkage_channelized.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_channelized_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Regional Connectivity - Intensified {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_intensified_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_intensified_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_intensified_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_intensified_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_intensified_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_linkage_intensified.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_intensified_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_linkage_intensified.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_intensified_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Regional Connectivity - Diffuse {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_linkage_diffuse.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_linkage_diffuse.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

How will climate change impact connectivity?

Climate Risk: Climate change may cause habitats to be unsuitable for plants and animals. Those that cannot adapt to quickly changing conditions may have to move to find new habitat.

Resilience: Maintaining and enhancing habitat connectivity will make plants and animals better track change in suitable climate. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.climate_migration_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres of land are within a climate migration route connecting current climate conditions to similar climates in the future.

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Your area of interest is within a quarter mile of a highway section that presents a barrier to a key habitat linkage.

There are {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.fishbarrier_value }} fish passage barriers in your area. There is one fish passage barrier in your area.

What policies protect habitat?

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Species and Habitats that might require mitigation (regulation)
Hotspots of Species Requiring Compensatory Mitigation {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.mitigation_hotspots_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.mitigation_hotspots_wording_value }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.mitigation_hotspots_unit }}            
Important Habitat for T&E Vertebrates {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.tevertebrates_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.tevertebrates_value.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.tevertebrates_unit }}            
Wetlands {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_wetlands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_wetlands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Vernal Pools {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_vernalpools.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_vernalpools.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

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There are observations of rare or protected species in your area of interest.

How will climate change impact species that might require mitigation?

Climate Risk: Drought may reduce water availability causing changes to habitat and cover and exposing species to stressful conditions.

Resilience: Under drought conditions, Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems can provide important refuge for rare and endangered species, especially in times of drought, when other habitat options are increasingly stressed by reduced water availability. Your area has {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.groundwaterdependentecosystems_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems.

Risk from Sea-Level Rise: Sea level rise may inundate important coastal habitat. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.coastalhabitatvulnerable_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres of coastal habitat is vulnerable to sea-level rise, meaning they do not have enough room to migrate inland in response. Restoration and management of these habitats or adapting the built environment can enhance their resilience. These areas may still play an important role in protecting communities from the impacts of sea-level rise.

Resilience: Estuarine wetlands will need room to migrate inland as sea levels rise. Estuarine migration space is undeveloped uplands that are projected to become tidal with sea level rise. Migration space will need to be conserved, restored, and/or managed for tidal marshes and other bay habitats to move inland as sea level rises. These habitat types, and particularly marshes, provide multiple benefits to people, including enhancing shoreline resilience, improving water quality, and sequestering carbon. Up to {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.coastalhab_migrationspace_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres in this area could be potential future habitat for coastal marsh migration.

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Food Production
Prime Farmland {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.primefarm_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.primefarm_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.primefarm_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.primefarm_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.primefarm_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_primefarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.primefarm_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_primefarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.primefarm_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Farmland of Statewide Importance {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.statefarm_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.statefarm_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.statefarm_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.statefarm_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.statefarm_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_statefarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.statefarm_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_statefarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.statefarm_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Unique Farmland {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.uniquefarm_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.uniquefarm_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.uniquefarm_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.uniquefarm_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.uniquefarm_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_uniquefarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.uniquefarm_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_uniquefarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.uniquefarm_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Farmland of Local Importance {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.localfarm_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.localfarm_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.localfarm_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.localfarm_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.localfarm_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_localfarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.localfarm_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_localfarm.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.localfarm_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Suitable Grazing Land {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.grazing_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.grazing_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.grazing_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.grazing_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.grazing_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_grazing.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.grazing_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_grazing.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.grazing_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Prime Agricultural Land (CA Storie Index Rating 80 - 100) {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.storieindex_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.storieindex_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.storieindex_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.storieindex_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.storieindex_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_storieindex.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.storieindex_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_storieindex.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.storieindex_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Prime Agricultural Land (Irrigated Capability Class 1 or 2) {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.irrcapclass_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.irrcapclass_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.irrcapclass_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.irrcapclass_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.irrcapclass_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_irrcapclass.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.irrcapclass_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_irrcapclass.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.irrcapclass_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

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Crops in this area are worth as much as ${{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.cropdollars_value.toLocaleString() }}. (Note: Because of the differences between county crop types and best available spatial data, countywide Greenprint reports differ from published countywide crop reports.)

How will climate change impact food production?

Climate Risk: A warmer and/or drier climate may require additional irrigation to maintain the same crop in the same location or sustain the same grazing intensity. In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_hotdry_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_hotdry_unit }} of additional irrigation will be needed to offset climate change under the "Hotter, Drier" scenario and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_warmwet_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_warmwet_unit }} of additional irrigation will be needed under the "Warmer, Wetter" scenario.

Resilience: Agricultural practices such as cover cropping, using soil amendments, and planting hedgerows can sequester CO2 and mitigate climate change while also providing habitat and improving crop yield, making local food production more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Decentralized stormwater capture on farms can help replenish aquifers. Additionally, planting urban farms can contribute to a resilient food system, improve community access to healthy foods, and reduce the effect of urban heat islands.

What policies protect food production?

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Groundwater Recharge {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Runoff {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.runoff_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.runoff_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.runoff_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.runoff_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.runoff_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.runoff_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

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The {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_value.toLocaleString() }} acre-feet of groundwater recharge in your area is equivalent in volume to the annual water use for {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.recharge_households.toLocaleString() }} households.

Your area is part of a municipal drinking water supply watershed.

Your area is part of a reservoir catchment area.

Your area is part of a reservoir catchment area and a municipal drinking water supply watershed.

Your area is part of a priority groundwater basin.

Your area is part of a priority groundwater basin and a municipal drinking water supply watershed.

Your area is part of a priority groundwater basin and a reservoir catchment area.

Your area is part of a priority groundwater basin, a reservoir catchment area, and a municipal drinking water supply watershed.

How will climate change impact water supply?

Climate Risk: With potential decreases in water supply and increases in water demand as the region becomes hotter and drier, and droughts become more frequent, groundwater basins will be increasingly stressed. Water sources that extend beyond the Bay Area may also be stressed by climate change. Find out more about where your drinking water comes from in the report Where Does California's Water Come From?

Resilience: Maintaining the infiltration potential of areas with soil and geologic conditions that are most suitable for direct aquifer recharge will become increasingly important in a changing climate. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_unit }} of your area has soil or geologic conditions that are more likely to allow recharge at substantially higher rates. Proactive action that leverages ecosystem services can enhance the resilience of our water supply, such as: floodplain restoration, soil amendments, groundwater retention ponds, and groundwater injection.

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Naturalness of Active River Area {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalriver_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalriver_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalriver_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalriver_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalriver_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_naturalriver.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalriver_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_naturalriver.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalriver_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Wetlands {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_wetlands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_wetlands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Natural Baylands {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_naturalbaylands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_naturalbaylands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Hydrogeologically Vulnerable Areas {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_hirechargevulnerable.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_hirechargevulnerable.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

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Your area contains 303d listed streams and waterbodies.

Your area contains 303d listed streams.

Your area contains 303d listed waterbodies.

Your area has {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.waterqualityindex_value }} water quality.

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A groundwater dependent ecosystem (GDE) contains species and ecological communities that rely on groundwater for some or all of their water requirements. If the connection between these ecosystems and groundwater is lost as a result of drought or unsustainable pumping practices, then streams, wetlands, and springs can be depleted. The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) includes specific requirements to identify and consider impacts to these ecosystems when making groundwater management decisions. Your area has {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.groundwaterdependentecosystems_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems.

What policies protect water quality?

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100-Year Floodplain {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_floodplain100.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_floodplain100.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Natural Baylands {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_naturalbaylands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_naturalbaylands.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalbaylands_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Flood Water Retention {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.stormwaterretention_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.stormwaterretention_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.stormwaterretention_unit }}                        

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The amount of flood water retained in a single storm event in this area would fill {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.stormwaterretentionpools_value.toLocaleString() }} Olympic-size swimming pools.

How will climate change impact water hazards?

Flood Risk: Climate change may increase the frequency and extent of potential inland floods. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_percent|negligible }}% of your area is within the 100-year floodplain. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_percent|negligible }}% of your area is within the 500-year floodplain.

Resilience: Natural lands in inundation zones can reduce the velocity and intensity of flood events. Within this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_natural_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_natural_unit }} within the 500-year floodplain have natural land use.

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Carbon Stock
Above-Ground Live Carbon Storage {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Soil Carbon Storage {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_soil_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_soil_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_soil_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_soil_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_soil_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_soil_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Urban Forest Carbon Storage {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_urbanforest_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_urbanforest_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_urbanforest_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_urbanforest_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_urbanforest_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_urbanforest_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

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Avoiding disturbance in this area would have greenhouse gas emissions reduction benefits equivalent to getting at least {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_ghgequiv_cars.toLocaleString() }} passenger vehicles driven for one year off of the road, or benefits equivalent to planting at least {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_ghgequiv_trees.toLocaleString() }} seedlings and letting them grow for 10 years.


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Air Quality
Sequestration of PM2.5 by Vegetation {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Sequestration of NO2 by Vegetation {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionno2_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionno2_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionno2_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionno2_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionno2_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionno2_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

How will climate change affect air quality?

Climate Risk: In 2020, fires from within and beyond the Bay Area caused particulate matter in the Bay Area to exceed the national standard for 20 days.

Resilience: Vegetation helps filter pollutants and clean our air, supporting the health of Bay Area communities. In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_unit }} of particulate matter are sequestered by natural vegetation.

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Outdoor Recreation
Potential Regional Trails {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilespotential_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilespotential_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilespotential_unit }}     {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilespotential_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_trailmilespotential.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilespotential_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_trailmilespotential.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilespotential_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Existing Regional Trails {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilesexist_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilesexist_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilesexist_unit }}     {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilesexist_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_trailmilesexist.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilesexist_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_trailmilesexist.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.trailmilesexist_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Pedestrian and Bicycle Paths and Bicycle Routes {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.bikeroutes1_2_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.bikeroutes1_2_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.bikeroutes1_2_unit }}     {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.bikeroutes1_2_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_county.amountprotected_bikeroutes1_2.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.bikeroutes1_2_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parent_entirebayarea.amountprotected_bikeroutes1_2.toLocaleString() }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.bikeroutes1_2_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Publicly-Accessible Protected Area {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pubrecland_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pubrecland_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pubrecland_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pubrecland_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pubrecland_percent_county|negligible }} %     {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pubrecland_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %     {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pubrecland_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

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There are {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.bikeroutes1_value.toLocaleString() }} miles of pedestrian and bicycle paths (Class I) in your area.

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In your area of interest, people are taking photos of scenic outdoor locations.

Your area of interest contains locations that are popular for taking photos of scenic outdoor locations.

Your area of interest contains locations that are very popular for taking photos of scenic outdoor locations.

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There are {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.watersites_existing_value.toLocaleString() }} Water Trail sites in your area, and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.watersites_planned_value.toLocaleString() }} more planned.

There are {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.watersites_existing_value.toLocaleString() }} Water Trail sites in your area.

There are {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.watersites_planned_value.toLocaleString() }} planned Water Trail sites in your area.

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Urban Greening
Urban Heat Island - Air Temp {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Air Pollution Risk - Cancer-Causing {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutioncancer_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutioncancer_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutioncancer_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutioncancer_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutioncancer_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutioncancer_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutioncancer_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Air Pollution Risk - Particulate Matter {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutionexposure_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutionexposure_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutionexposure_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutionexposure_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutionexposure_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutionexposure_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.pollutionexposure_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Park Need - Very High & High {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_percent_watershed|negligible }} %
Priority Landscapes for Tree Planting - Very High & High {{ warning_strings[analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_warning].words }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_unit }}   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_percent|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_percent_county|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_percent_entirebayarea|negligible }} %   {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_percent_watershed|negligible }} %

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Green infrastructure has the potential to redirect stormwater runoff in urban areas to help recharge aquifers? Your area of interest has {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbanrecharge_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of developed land over an aquifer which {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbanrecharge_text }} for green infrastructure to help urban stormwater runoff recharge into groundwater basins. Groundwater recharge, especially in urban systems is complex, and potential pollutants from adjacent land should be evaluated very carefully before developing low impact development recharge projects. Site-scale tools such as GreenPlan-IT can be used for planning and stormwater professionals should be consulted for the design of facilities.

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Your area of interest is providing retention (avoided loading) of {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.avoidedpollutant_value.toLocaleString() }} kg/year of nitrogen in stormwater runoff through infiltration. Strategic placement of green stormwater infrastructure can provide further reduction of nitrogen loading to streams and lakes.

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The economic value of stormwater retention by existing infrastructure can be calculated as the cost savings of replacing concrete and steel infrastructure with stormwater green infrastructure. The current value of stormwater retention in your area of interest is approximately {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.stormwatervalue_value.toLocaleString() }} dollars.

How will climate change affect heat islands?

Climate Risk: Heat islands contribute to higher temperatures in urban areas and can lead to heat-related illness and death. In this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_unit }} are considered urban heat islands due to high temperatures, lack of canopy cover, and impervious surfaces.

Resilience: Tree canopy and open space can provide shade and cooling. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_unit }} in this area are priorities for street tree planting and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_unit }} are in areas designated as high or very high park need.

Overview

Climate change is already threatening the Bay Area’s natural and human communities.

  • Residents and outdoor workers are experiencing more high heat events.
  • Sea level rise, flooding, and catastrophic fire threaten infrastructure and communities.
  • Drought threatens the Bay Area’s rich agricultural lands and water supply.
  • Plants and animals are increasingly stressed by changing conditions.

Nature-based solutions can mitigate climate change and can make the Bay Area’s communities, infrastructure, economy, plants, and animals more resilient to impacts from climate change.

For each section below, we present key risks and associated nature-based solutions that improve resilience.

Climate Resilience

Systems that are robust enough to persist and adapt over the long run

Resilience for Nature Resilience for People Venn diagram with Ecological Resilience, Habitat Resilience and Species Resilience in one circle, and Community Resilience, Infrastructure Resilience, and Economic Resilience in the other. Together they form Resilience in the center.
 

Climate Change

Carbon Storage
Risk

Heat-trapping gasses, especially carbon dioxide, released into our atmosphere are the leading cause of climate change. In addition to energy use, vehicle miles traveled and other emission sources from the built environment, disturbance of vegetation and soils release carbon into the atmosphere.

Annual average extreme heat days (over 85°F) in the Bay Area may increase by 15 to 40 more days per year by 2050, and potentially 90 more days per year by 2100.

Nature-based Solution

Healthy habitats are one of our only tools to help fight climate change by capturing and storing carbon both in the trunks and stems of vegetation and belowground in the soil.

This area stores {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_value.toLocaleString() }} metric tons of CO2 equivalent in vegetation, soils, and street trees. Avoiding disturbance in this area would have greenhouse gas emissions reduction benefits equivalent to getting at least {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_ghgequiv_cars.toLocaleString() }} passenger vehicles driven for one year off of the road, or benefits equivalent to planting at least {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_ghgequiv_trees.toLocaleString() }} seedlings and letting them grow for 10 years.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

 

Community Risk and Resilience

Sea-level Rise
Risk from Sea-level Rise

Sea level rise and storm surges may increasingly inundate coastal areas.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.slr2050_percent|negligible }}% of your area ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.slr2050_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) is within projected sea-level rise inundation.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Natural lands in inundation zones can reduce the velocity and intensity of storm surges.

Within this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalseminaturallands_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalseminaturallands_unit }} within the sea-level rise inundation area have natural or semi-natural land cover.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Floods
Flood Risk

Climate change may increase the frequency and extent of potential inland floods.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_percent|negligible }}% of your area ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) is within the 100-year floodplain. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_percent|negligible }}% of your area ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) is within the 500-year floodplain.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Natural lands in inundation zones can reduce the velocity and intensity of flood events.

Within this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_natural_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_natural_unit }} within the 500-year floodplain have natural land use.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Fire Risk
Catastrophic Fire Risk

Extreme heat and dry conditions brought by climate change have exacerbated recent fires and complicated efforts to control them.

In your area of interest {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.firehazard_value.toLocaleString() }} acres are in high or very high fire hazard severity zones and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.historicalfire_value.toLocaleString() }} acres have burned in wildfires since 1950 and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wu_interface_value.toLocaleString() }} acres are within the wildland-urban interface.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Greenbelts and resilience parks may provide a buffer for the wildland-urban interface, helping to reduce the destructiveness of fires. Fuels management and controlled burns can help return fire to its beneficial role.

Water Supply
Climate Risk

With potential decreases in water supply and increases in water demand as the region becomes hotter and drier, and droughts become more frequent, groundwater basins will be increasingly stressed.

Water sources that extend beyond the Bay Area may also be stressed by climate change. Find out more about where your drinking water comes from in the report Where Does California's Water Come From?

Resilience

Maintaining the infiltration potential of areas with soil and geologic conditions that are most suitable for direct aquifer recharge will become increasingly important in a changing climate.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_unit }} of your area has soil or geologic conditions that are more likely to allow recharge at substantially higher rates.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Proactive action that leverages ecosystem services can enhance the resilience of our water supply, such as: floodplain restoration, soil amendments, groundwater retention ponds, and groundwater injection.

Heat Islands
Climate Risk

Heat islands contribute to higher temperatures in urban areas and can lead to heat-related illness and death.

In this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_unit }} are considered urban heat islands due to high temperatures, lack of canopy cover, and impervious surfaces.

Urban heat islands are caused by high temperatures, lack of canopy cover, and/or impervious surfaces.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Tree canopy and open space can provide shade and cooling.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_unit }} in this area are priorities for street tree planting and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_unit }} are in areas designated as high or very high park need.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Air Quality
Climate Risk

In 2020, fires from within and beyond the Bay Area caused particulate matter in the Bay Area to exceed the national standard for 20 days.

Resilience

Vegetation helps filter pollutants and clean our air, supporting the health of Bay Area communities.

In your area, approximately {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_unit }} of particulate matter are sequestered by natural vegetation.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

 

Food Production Risk and Resilience

Food Production
Climate Risk

A warmer and/or drier climate may require additional irrigation to maintain the same crop in the same location or sustain the same grazing intensity.

In your area, approximately {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_hotdry_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_hotdry_unit }} of additional irrigation will be needed to offset climate change under the "Hotter, Drier" scenario and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_warmwet_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_warmwet_unit }} of additional irrigation will be needed under the "Warmer, Wetter" scenario.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Agricultural practices such as cover cropping, using soil amendments, and planting hedgerows can sequester CO2 and mitigate climate change while also providing habitat and improving crop yield, making local food production more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Decentralized stormwater capture on farms can help replenish aquifers. Additionally, planting urban farms can contribute to a resilient food system, improve community access to healthy foods, and reduce the effect of urban heat islands.

 

Ecological Risk and Resilience

Prioritized Habitat
Climate Risk

It is assumed that habitats prioritized for conservation action will persist in those locations into the future. If climate change results in projected climate outside of the range of suitable climate for the vegetation types in that area, then the species and habitats in those prioritized lands may be more vulnerable to climate change.

In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_marginal_percent }}% of prioritized habitats ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_marginal_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) have vegetation types likely to be at the margins of suitable climate.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Some species and vegetation in prioritized landscapes are likely to persist despite climate change either because projected changes are still within the range of suitable climate for those vegetation types or because local microclimate options that make those vegetation types more resilient to potential climate stress.

In this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_ok_percent }}% of prioritized habitats ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_ok_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) have vegetation types that are likely to have suitable climate in the future.

This area is {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.arearesilience_value }} resilience for the Bay Area.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

 
 
Catastrophic Fire Risk

Uncharacteristically severe fire can limit an ecosystem's ability to recover and can cause rapid changes to habitat and the wildlife it supports.

In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_firesev_percent|negligible }}% of prioritized habitats ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_firesev_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) are in high and very high fire severity zones.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Fuels management and controlled burns can help return fire to its beneficial role.

Species and Habitats That Might Require Mitigation
Climate Risk

Drought may reduce water availability causing changes to habitat and cover and exposing species to stressful conditions.

Resilience

Under drought conditions, Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems can provide important refuge for rare and endangered species, especially in times of drought, when other habitat options are increasingly stressed by reduced water availability.

Your area has {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.groundwaterdependentecosystems_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems.

 
 
Risk from Sea-Level Rise

Sea level rise may inundate important coastal habitat.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.coastalhabitatvulnerable_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of coastal habitat is vulnerable to sea-level rise, meaning they do not have enough room to migrate inland in response. Restoration and management of these habitats or adapting the built environment can enhance their resilience. These areas may still play an important role in protecting communities from the impacts of sea-level rise.

Coastal habitat can also be vulnerable to sea-level rise, meaning they do not have enough room to migrate inland in response. Restoration and management of these habitats or adapting the built environment can enhance their resilience. These areas may still play an important role in protecting communities from the impacts of sea-level rise.

This area of interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Estuarine wetlands will need room to migrate inland as sea levels rise. Estuarine migration space is undeveloped uplands that are projected to become tidal with sea level rise. Migration space will need to be conserved, restored, and/or managed for tidal marshes and other bay habitats to move inland as sea level rises. These habitat types, and particularly marshes, provide multiple benefits to people, including enhancing shoreline resilience, improving water quality, and sequestering carbon.

Up to {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.coastalhab_migrationspace_value.toLocaleString() }} acres in this area could be potential future habitat for coastal marsh migration.

None of this area could be potential future habitat for coastal marsh migration.

Connectivity
Climate Risk

Climate change may cause habitats to be unsuitable for plants and animals. Those that cannot adapt to quickly changing conditions may have to move to find new habitat.

Resilience

Maintaining and enhancing habitat connectivity will make plants and animals better track change in suitable climate.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.climate_migration_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of land are within a climate migration route connecting current climate conditions to similar climates in the future.

Climate migration routes connect current climate conditions to similar climates in the future.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Overview

In October 2020, Governor Newsom signed Executive Order N-82-20 commiting to protect 30% of California’s lands and coastal waters by 2030, making California the first state to join the international 30x30 movement. This executive order aims to advance biodiversity conservation and the role of natural and working lands in enhancing the health, equity, and resiliency of California’s communities.

3 Key Objectives for 30x30 in California

1. Protect and restore California’s unique biodiversity

2. Expand equitable access to nature and its benefits

3. Conserve places that help California achieve carbon neutrality and/or build climate resilience

The California Biodiversity Council: Opportunities to Advance 30x30 application highlights available state and federal programs that could be a resource for projects that advance California’s 30x30 Key Objectives.

The Bay Area Greenprint and 30x30

The Pathways to 30x30 California: Accelerating Conservation of California’s Nature document promotes Accelerating Regionally Led Conservation as a strategic action toward advancing 30x30. The Bay Area Greenprint is a regionally-led planning and reporting tool that serves data and analyses to reveal the values and benefits of natural and working lands to people and nature. The following report uses Bay Area Greenprint data and metrics to highlight how any area of interest may advance California’s 30x30 Key Objectives.

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1. Protect and Restore California’s Unique Biodiversity

The Bay Area is a global biodiversity hotspot, with an extraordinary range of plants and animals, some of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

Prioritized Landscapes

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acres of land in the Conservation Lands Network

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of which are protected or publicly owned (see Pathways to 30x30 for the definition of 30x30 Conserved Lands)

The Conservation Lands Network (CLN) is a regional conservation strategy for the San Francisco Bay Area. It is made up of the lands that, if protected from development, can preserve the Bay Area's biodiversity into the future. It was designed with principles aligned with the 30x30 biodiversity conservation priorities such as representation, rarity, connectedness, and endemism.

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miles of Key Riparian Corridors

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of which are protected or publicly owned

Key Riparian Corridors are important for maintaining a healthy assemblage of native fish populations and also includes steelhead rearing habitat and historic coho habitat.

Parts of this area were prioritized for conservation in {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.conservation_plan_density_text.toUpperCase() }} local or regional plans we surveyed.

The Bay Area has an active and engaged conservation community with many local and regional planning efforts that highlight regional priorities. Conservation actions in some areas can support multiple efforts.

Connected Habitats

Connected habitats are more resilient, allowing free movement of plants and animals as conditions change. The Greenprint highlights linkages and well-connected landscapes to highlight areas important to wildlife movement, enabling animals to persist and thrive.

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acres of Critical Linkages

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of which are protected or publicly owned

Through modified landscapes, linkages are critical to the survival of wildlife and plants by connecting habitats and enabling movement for daily activity and dispersal. In a changing climate, connectivity will become even more important to species’ survival by enabling species to move to more suitable habitat as needed.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.linkage_diffuse_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}

acres of well-connected habitat

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of which are protected or publicly owned

Well connected habitats are broad, unfragmented lands that allow wildlife and plants to move freely.

Habitat Types

Representation of all habitat types in protected areas is essential for protecting the Bay Area’s globally important biodiversity and ensuring a resilient future.

Habitat Type Acres Protected or Publicly Owned
Conifer {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_conifer_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_conifer_protected_percent|negligible }} %
Conifer/Hardwood Mix {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_coniferhardwoodmix_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_coniferhardwoodmix_protected_percent|negligible }} %
Hardwood {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_hardwood_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_hardwood_protected_percent|negligible }} %
Herbaceous {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_herbaceous_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_herbaceous_protected_percent|negligible }} %
Shrub {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_shrub_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.lc_shrub_protected_percent|negligible }} %

Sensitive Species and Habitats

Some sensitive species and habitats have already experienced extensive declines from land use change and other threats. Conserving the habitat that remains, in addition to restoration, will be critical to conserving the Bay Area’s unique biodiversity.

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acres of wetlands

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wetlands_protected_percent|negligible }}%

of which are protected or publicly owned

Wetlands saturated with water create a distinct ecosystem that provide habitat, recharge groundwater, reduce flooding, provide clean drinking water, offer food and fiber, and support cultural and recreational activities.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }}

acres of vernal pools

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.vernalpools_protected_percent|negligible }}%

of which are protected or publicly owned

Vernal pools are seasonal wetlands that are covered by shallow water for variable periods from winter to spring, but may be completely dry for most of the summer and fall. They are a unique habitat for sensitive species, including many amphibians and invertebrates.

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percentile of the Bay Area’s threatened and endangered species richness

Some habitats support many threatened and endangered birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians protected under the federal and state endangered species acts.

2. Expand Equitable Access to Nature and its Benefits

The habitats that support biodiversity also provide clean drinking water, sequester carbon, provide healthy recreation opportunities, produce food, and protect communities from heat, floods, and sea-level rise. Historically, access to nature and the benefits it provides has been inequitably distributed and many communities most at risk have also had the least access.

 

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This area is within traditional lands of these peoples.

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acres of Disadvantaged Communities

Disadvantaged communities are neighborhoods burdened by and vulnerable to pollution (per CalEnviroScreen).

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acres of Equity Priority Communities

Equity Priority Communities are neighborhoods that contain predominantly low-income and minority households, or that carry a burden of social disadvantages (per MTC).

Access to Nature

Access to nature provides many benefits to communities including improved mental and physical health. Natural lands can also make communities more resilient to climate change by buffering the effects of sea-level rise and floods, alleviating urban heat, and cleaning our air.

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acres of high or very high park need

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of which are in Disadvantaged Communities

Parks and trails are an important part of healthy communities. Access to parks improves the mental and physical health of residents. Here, neighborhoods that do not have a park within a 10 minute walk are considered communities with some level of park need.

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acres of priority areas for tree planting

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of which are in Disadvantaged Communities

Urban trees improve health, reduce heat, clean air, filter runoff, and make communities safer.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.displacement_typos_percent|negligible }}%

of your area includes census tracts that are experiencing or are at risk of gentrification and displacement.

Urban greening investments provide many benefits to a neighborhood such as better air quality, water quality, improved health, cooling in the summers, reduced flooding, habitat for birds and pollinators such as butterflies and bees and help absorb greenhouse gases. However, urban greening can also increase property values and may spur gentrification and displacement. Collaborating with the community on urban greening projects ensures the investment will serve both new and existing residents, and can be complemented with anti-displacement policies.

Clean Air

Clean air is critical for everyone's health. At the same time that we reduce air pollution, we can also protect natural vegetation to sequester pollution that contributes to smog.

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grams per year of NO2 sequestered by vegetation

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of which are in Disadvantaged Communities

Vegetation helps filter pollutants and clean our air, supporting the health of Bay Area communities. Grasses, shrubs, and trees all play a role in cleaning the air by removing particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide (N02), a key element of local air pollution.

Clean Water

Clean water is essential for life and healthy communities. Natural habitat provides filtration benefits for surface runoff and buffers against contamination of groundwater aquifers.

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acres of natural land are in the active river area

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of which are in Disadvantaged Communities

Natural lands surrounding rivers and streams can benefit farmers, ranchers, municipal water districts, and urban and rural water users by providing clean water. Natural land cover in the active river area filters excess sediment and pollutants from surface runoff before the runoff enters rivers thereby benefiting water users downstream by maintaining or enhancing water quality. It is particularly important in catchments where surface water is diverted for municipal drinking water.

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acres are in hydrogeologically vulnerable areas

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of which are in Disadvantaged Communities

Natural lands over groundwater basins can benefit municipal water districts, farmers and rural water users by preventing contamination.. Some areas have soil and geologic conditions that result in high recharge rates but also increased susceptibility to contamination. Natural land cover provides some protection to groundwater water quality by decreasing the likelihood of contamination and increasing groundwater recharge in these areas through the avoidance of commercial activity and other development.

Protection from Rising Waters

Infrastructure to reduce the risks from flood water and storm surges to urban areas and agricultural lands by reducing flood velocity, depth, and longevity.

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acres are in moderate (or higher) flood risk zones

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_dac_percent|negligible }}%

of which are in Disadvantaged Communities

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acres of natural and semi natural land in the flood risk zone may help reduce risk

Natural lands can serve as infrastructure to reduce the risks from flood water and storm surges to urban areas and agricultural lands by reducing flood velocity, depth, and longevity.

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acres are projected to be inundated by sea-level rise

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of which are in Disadvantaged Communities

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acres of natural and semi natural land the sea-level-rise zone may reduce flood risk.

Sea level rise and storm surges will increasingly inundate coastal areas, impacting communities and habitats. Natural lands in inundation zones can reduce the velocity and intensity of storm surges.

3. Mitigate and Build Resilience to Climate Change

Nature-based solutions can mitigate climate change and can make the Bay Area’s communities, infrastructure, economy, plants, and animals more resilient to impacts from climate change.

Carbon Storage
Risk

Heat-trapping gasses, especially carbon dioxide, released into our atmosphere are the leading cause of climate change. In addition to energy use, vehicle miles traveled and other emission sources from the built environment, disturbance of vegetation and soils release carbon into the atmosphere.

Annual average extreme heat days (over 85°F) in the Bay Area may increase by 15 to 40 more days per year by 2050, and potentially 90 more days per year by 2100.

Nature-based Solution

Healthy habitats are one of our only tools to help fight climate change by capturing and storing carbon both in the trunks and stems of vegetation and belowground in the soil.

This area stores {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_aboveground_value.toLocaleString() }} metric tons of CO2 equivalent in vegetation, soils, and street trees. Avoiding disturbance in this area would have greenhouse gas emissions reduction benefits equivalent to getting at least {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_ghgequiv_cars.toLocaleString() }} passenger vehicles driven for one year off of the road, or benefits equivalent to planting at least {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.carbon_ghgequiv_trees.toLocaleString() }} seedlings and letting them grow for 10 years.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Sea-level Rise
Risk from Sea-level Rise

Sea level rise and storm surges may increasingly inundate coastal areas.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.slr2050_percent|negligible }}% of your area ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.slr2050_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) is within projected sea-level rise inundation.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Natural lands in inundation zones can reduce the velocity and intensity of storm surges.

Within this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalseminaturallands_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.naturalseminaturallands_unit }} within the sea-level rise inundation area have natural or semi-natural land cover.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Floods
Flood Risk

Climate change may increase the frequency and extent of potential inland floods.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_percent|negligible }}% of your area ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain100_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) is within the 100-year floodplain. {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_percent|negligible }}% of your area ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) is within the 500-year floodplain.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Natural lands in inundation zones can reduce the velocity and intensity of flood events.

Within this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_natural_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.floodplain500_natural_unit }} within the 500-year floodplain have natural land use.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Fire Risk
Catastrophic Fire Risk

Extreme heat and dry conditions brought by climate change have exacerbated recent fires and complicated efforts to control them.

In your area of interest {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.firehazard_value.toLocaleString() }} acres are in high or very high fire hazard severity zones and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.historicalfire_value.toLocaleString() }} acres have burned in wildfires since 1950 and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.wu_interface_value.toLocaleString() }} acres are within the wildland-urban interface.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Greenbelts and resilience parks may provide a buffer for the wildland-urban interface, helping to reduce the destructiveness of fires. Fuels management and controlled burns can help return fire to its beneficial role.

Water Supply
Climate Risk

With potential decreases in water supply and increases in water demand as the region becomes hotter and drier, and droughts become more frequent, groundwater basins will be increasingly stressed.

Water sources that extend beyond the Bay Area may also be stressed by climate change. Find out more about where your drinking water comes from in the report Where Does California's Water Come From?

Resilience

Maintaining the infiltration potential of areas with soil and geologic conditions that are most suitable for direct aquifer recharge will become increasingly important in a changing climate.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.hirechargevulnerable_unit }} of your area has soil or geologic conditions that are more likely to allow recharge at substantially higher rates.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Proactive action that leverages ecosystem services can enhance the resilience of our water supply, such as: floodplain restoration, soil amendments, groundwater retention ponds, and groundwater injection.

Heat Islands
Climate Risk

Heat islands contribute to higher temperatures in urban areas and can lead to heat-related illness and death.

In this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.urbheatisland_air_unit }} are considered urban heat islands due to high temperatures, lack of canopy cover, and impervious surfaces.

Urban heat islands are caused by high temperatures, lack of canopy cover, and/or impervious surfaces.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Tree canopy and open space can provide shade and cooling.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prioritylandscapestreeplanting_unit }} in this area are priorities for street tree planting and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.parkneed_unit }} are in areas designated as high or very high park need.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Air Quality
Climate Risk

In 2020, fires from within and beyond the Bay Area caused particulate matter in the Bay Area to exceed the national standard for 20 days.

Resilience

Vegetation helps filter pollutants and clean our air, supporting the health of Bay Area communities.

In your area, approximately {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.airpollutionpm2_unit }} of particulate matter are sequestered by natural vegetation.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Food Production
Climate Risk

A warmer and/or drier climate may require additional irrigation to maintain the same crop in the same location or sustain the same grazing intensity.

In your area, approximately {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_hotdry_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_hotdry_unit }} of additional irrigation will be needed to offset climate change under the "Hotter, Drier" scenario and {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_warmwet_value.toLocaleString() }} {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.morewater_warmwet_unit }} of additional irrigation will be needed under the "Warmer, Wetter" scenario.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Agricultural practices such as cover cropping, using soil amendments, and planting hedgerows can sequester CO2 and mitigate climate change while also providing habitat and improving crop yield, making local food production more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Decentralized stormwater capture on farms can help replenish aquifers. Additionally, planting urban farms can contribute to a resilient food system, improve community access to healthy foods, and reduce the effect of urban heat islands.

Prioritized Habitat
Climate Risk

It is assumed that habitats prioritized for conservation action will persist in those locations into the future. If climate change results in projected climate outside of the range of suitable climate for the vegetation types in that area, then the species and habitats in those prioritized lands may be more vulnerable to climate change.

In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_marginal_percent }}% of prioritized habitats ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_marginal_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) have vegetation types likely to be at the margins of suitable climate.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Some species and vegetation in prioritized landscapes are likely to persist despite climate change either because projected changes are still within the range of suitable climate for those vegetation types or because local microclimate options that make those vegetation types more resilient to potential climate stress.

In this area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_ok_percent }}% of prioritized habitats ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_ok_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) have vegetation types that are likely to have suitable climate in the future.

This area is {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.arearesilience_value }} resilience for the Bay Area.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

 
 
Catastrophic Fire Risk

Uncharacteristically severe fire can limit an ecosystem's ability to recover and can cause rapid changes to habitat and the wildlife it supports.

In your area, {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_firesev_percent|negligible }}% of prioritized habitats ({{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.prinathab_firesev_value.toLocaleString()|negligible }} acres) are in high and very high fire severity zones.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Fuels management and controlled burns can help return fire to its beneficial role.

Species and Habitats That Might Require Mitigation
Climate Risk

Drought may reduce water availability causing changes to habitat and cover and exposing species to stressful conditions.

Resilience

Under drought conditions, Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems can provide important refuge for rare and endangered species, especially in times of drought, when other habitat options are increasingly stressed by reduced water availability.

Your area has {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.groundwaterdependentecosystems_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems.

 
 
Risk from Sea-Level Rise

Sea level rise may inundate important coastal habitat.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.coastalhabitatvulnerable_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of coastal habitat is vulnerable to sea-level rise, meaning they do not have enough room to migrate inland in response. Restoration and management of these habitats or adapting the built environment can enhance their resilience. These areas may still play an important role in protecting communities from the impacts of sea-level rise.

Coastal habitat can also be vulnerable to sea-level rise, meaning they do not have enough room to migrate inland in response. Restoration and management of these habitats or adapting the built environment can enhance their resilience. These areas may still play an important role in protecting communities from the impacts of sea-level rise.

This area of interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.

Resilience

Estuarine wetlands will need room to migrate inland as sea levels rise. Estuarine migration space is undeveloped uplands that are projected to become tidal with sea level rise. Migration space will need to be conserved, restored, and/or managed for tidal marshes and other bay habitats to move inland as sea level rises. These habitat types, and particularly marshes, provide multiple benefits to people, including enhancing shoreline resilience, improving water quality, and sequestering carbon.

Up to {{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.coastalhab_migrationspace_value.toLocaleString() }} acres in this area could be potential future habitat for coastal marsh migration.

None of this area could be potential future habitat for coastal marsh migration.

Connectivity
Climate Risk

Climate change may cause habitats to be unsuitable for plants and animals. Those that cannot adapt to quickly changing conditions may have to move to find new habitat.

Resilience

Maintaining and enhancing habitat connectivity will make plants and animals better track change in suitable climate.

{{ analyticaldata.features[0].properties.climate_migration_value.toLocaleString() }} acres of land are within a climate migration route connecting current climate conditions to similar climates in the future.

Climate migration routes connect current climate conditions to similar climates in the future.

This Area of Interest is below the Acreage Threshold for reporting for this dataset.