We help our neighbors repair eroding creek banks, remove invasive non-native species, and replace them with plants from our Native Plant Nursery grown by our volunteers.

Local landowners play a key role in protecting our endangered salmon and maintaining the beauty of our local creeks. SPAWN provides technical consulting on erosion control and habitat improvement projects for streamside residents in the San Geronimo Valley.

Past projects have helped local landowners maintain dirt roads that were distributing unnecessary amounts of dirt into our streams, design environmentally friendly erosion controls and restore creek banks with natural materials. If you are interested in taking up this opportunity please contact Preston Brown, Director of Watershed Conservation, at preston@seaturtles.org.

SPAWN also responds to many calls from concerned citizens about problems or emergencies that impact our streams and rivers. Our staff and volunteers respond to these calls and help refer problems to the appropriate agencies if necessary or find ways to prevent or repair the problem. Learn more here.

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A School of Baby Coho at Our Recent Restoration Site at the Former San Geronimo Golf Course!

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Here is a short underwater video clip of a school of juvenile coho at our recent restoration site at San Geronimo (the former San Geronimo Golf Course)! Historically, this particular…

Underwater Footage of Coho Salmon, California Roach and Three-spined Stickleback

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Watch some fascinating underwater footage that features three of the fish species found in San Geronimo Creek.   This footage was taken along a property Turtle Island Restoration Network recently acquired…

Seed Collection Walks with Volunteers

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On the first Friday of each month Audrey Fusco, SPAWN Nursery Manager, leads the nursery volunteer group on a seed collection hike from 2 PM to 4 PM. Seed collection…