Association of Bay Area Governments

ABAG stands for the Association of Bay Area Governments. Our mission is to strengthen cooperation and collaboration across local governments to build healthier, stronger communities.

ABAG is part regional planning agency and part local government service provider. We accomplish our goals by providing planning services and cost-effective ABAG member services to local governments struggling with rising costs and diminishing incomes.

2024 ABAG General Assembly

The ABAG General Assembly will be held at the Oakland Museum of California on Friday, June 21, 2024. Learn more.

State of the Estuary Conference Tuesday-Wednesday at Scottish Rite Center in Oakland Aerial over the San Francisco Estuary.

State of the Estuary Conference Tuesday-Wednesday at Scottish Rite Center in Oakland

Every two years, the Estuary Partnership brings a focus to the management and ecological health of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary. The State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference showcases the latest information about the region’s work to sustain and improve the estuary’s habitats, living resources, water quality, climate resilience, and environmental stewardship.

State Resource Agency Approves Plan for North Bay Habitat, Species Conservation North Bay Baylands RCIS

State Resource Agency Approves Plan for North Bay Habitat, Species Conservation

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife this month approved the North Bay Baylands Regional Conservation Investment Strategy produced by MTC, Caltrans, the San Francisco Estuary Partnership, the Sonoma County Transportation Authority and other organizations with support from scientists and members of the public.

BayREN Co-Hosting Induction Cooking Open House in San Rafael BayREN

BayREN Co-Hosting Induction Cooking Open House in San Rafael

The Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN), along with the counties of Marin, Sonoma and Napa, are hosting a free hands-on, in-person demonstration of climate-friendly induction cooking next week.