Due to restrictions surrounding COVID-19, SPAWN is unable to offer Creekwalk Tours this year.

For more than 20 years, SPAWN has led Creekwalk Tours that explore the Lagunitas Creek Watershed—home to the largest remaining run of wild, critically endangered Central California Coast coho salmon—where our community can witness coho salmon at the peak of their spawning season, trying to revive their diminishing populations that are threatened by human activity.

Although we are saddened to put a pause on this winter tradition, we are pleased to offer the following resources to our community so they can experience one of Marin County’s most magnificent natural phenomena:

Where to See Salmon Spawn in Marin County, California

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Despite being listed as critically endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, coho salmon and steelhead trout are still found in Marin County, California. The largest run of coho salmon…

The Inspiring Lifecycle of Coho Salmon

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Coho salmon are an anadromous species, meaning they migrate from the ocean to their freshwater natal streams to spawn, or build nests (called redds). The anadromous life history of salmon…

WATCH: Bringing Back the Salmon Film by Lori Eanes

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A recently released video produced by Lori Eanes Photography  highlights Turtle Island Restoration Network's California-based initiative, the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN), and their project  to restore a half-mile stretch of…

Watch Spawning Coho Salmon

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Watch stunning underwater video footage of coho salmon in Lagunitas, Calif.

Double Your Impact for Salmon!

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