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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Beautiful Table from Redwood Created for SPAWN

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We want to thank Julian Eusebio Anaya for creating and donating one of the most beautiful tables we've ever seen! Julian is the owner of a local landscaping company based…

A Day at the Commons

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Written by: Melvyn Wright  Hello SPAWN community, Saturday was a special planting day at Roy's Riffles.  Our objective was to plant a colorful native plant garden enhancing SPAWN's restoration project…

Monarchs of Marin Exhibition Highlighted

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Audrey Fusco, Nursery Manager & Restoration Ecologist, was part of a collaborative effort to produce the “Return of the Western Monarch”, showcasing the efforts to help the population of monarchs…