We protect endangered, wild Coho salmon and the forests and watersheds they need to survive in West Marin County, California through the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN).

Our Campaigns

Research & Monitoring

December 5, 2018

Assist Landowners

November 27, 2018

Acquire Critical Land

November 27, 2018

Save California’s Coho Salmon

Save California’s Coho Salmon

November 16, 2018

Creekwalk Tours

November 14, 2018

Plant 10,000 Redwoods

November 9, 2018

Native Plant Nursery

November 9, 2018

Lagunitas Creek Floodplain & Riparian Restoration Project

April 18, 2018

Take Action for Salmon!

September 23, 2019

Tell Congress to Support the PAW and FIN Conservation Act

September 6, 2019

Tell Congress to Save the Endangered Species Act

September 27, 2017

Boycott Swordfish

Salmon Updates

PHOTOS: Endangered California Freshwater Shrimp Utilize Structures in Lagunitas Creek

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Photo by Harry McGrath In late October, SPAWN used visual observation and underwater cameras to record endangered California freshwater shrimp using habitats specifically designed for them, which could be the…

Second Marin Ghost Town Transformed into Salmon Habitat

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The SPAWN team finishes breaching the Jewell site in October. In October, SPAWN completed the second phase of our floodplain and riparian restoration project at the ghost town of Jewell…

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…

County of Marin Sued for Failing to Protect Critically Endangered Salmon Species

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The county’s failure to adopt a streamside conservation ordinance to preserve vegetation, maintain water quality and prevent erosion will impact populations of endangered Coho salmon and threatened steelhead trout, a…

Wildlife Habitat Usage

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SPAWNs wildlife cameras provide insight into how large mammals use different habitat types.

Congress Introduces Bill to Protect Endangered Species, Reverse Trump’s ‘Extinction Plan’

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The “Protect America's Wildlife and Fish in Need of Conservation Act of 2019," or the PAW and FIN Conservation Act, would repeal the Trump administration's reckless regulations gutting the ESA.…

Salmon Resources

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