Monthly Archives

July 2016

Collecting Native Plant Seeds for Habitat Restoration

By 10,000 Redwoods

SPAWN’s habitat restoration crew and native plant nursery staff have spent the last few months collecting plant seeds from diverse habitats throughout the Lagunitas Creek Watershed. These seeds are collected for use in our habitat restoration projects, and are from areas where we have permission and permits. Native seeds and plants play a critical role in restoring watershed lands by providing wildlife habitat, reducing the spread of invasive plants, and stabilizing slopes that could be prone to erosion.

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Conservacionistas Exhortan Mayor Protección del Tiburón Sedoso en una Reunión Internacional

By Resources for the Media, Sharks

La organización Turtle Island Restoration Network y organizaciones socias están exhortando a los delegados de una reunión global de conservación próxima, para que tomen acción y reduzcan la mortalidad excesiva del tiburón sedoso. A estos tiburones se les pesca sobre todo por sus valiosas aletas, y están en una necesidad desesperada de mayor protección.

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Meet SPAWN’s Native Plant Nursery Manager Audrey Fusco

By 10,000 Redwoods, Resources for the Media

Audrey Fusco has followed her passion for land stewardship and gardening around the globe. Whether researching urban gardens used to grow food, called organiponicos, in Cuba, helping to restore beaches in Florida, or restoring Redwood Creek watershed to protect coho salmon habitat at at Green Gulch Farms, Audrey stays true to her core belief to live a simple life in alignment with nature. Now, SPAWN is excited to welcome Audrey to our team as our Native Plant Nursery Manager.

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