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Marin County Court Rejects Attempt to Suspend Salmon Restoration Project on Former San Geronimo Golf Course

| California, Habitat Restoration & Landowner Assistance, News Releases, Roy's Pools, Roy's Pools Restoration Project, Salmon | No Comments
For Immediate Release, July 31, 2020 Contacts Todd Steiner, SPAWN, 415-488-7652, tsteiner@seaturtles.org Deborah Sivas, Stanford Law, 650-269-2489, dsivas@standford.edu  Preston Brown, SPAWN, 303-877-0880, preston@seaturtles.org  Marin County Court Rejects Attempt to Suspend…

What’s Blooming in the Nursery? Western Buttercup

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Western buttercup (Ranunculus occidentalis) is a pretty perennial herb that typically blooms in the spring. SPAWN’s Native Plant Nursery is currently propagating more than 100 different species of plants including coastal…

Food for Thought: Fish are Wildlife

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Illustration by Julia Janicki For too long, “fish” have been viewed as separate from “wildlife” by government conservation agencies and the general public; and it needs to change.  The reasons…

One Year Later: SPAWN Completes Post-Construction Monitoring Report for Lagunitas Floodplain Restoration Phase I

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The Lagunitas Creek Floodplain and Riparian Restoration Project was proposed by SPAWN to support improvements to riparian ecosystem function and address limiting factors for coho salmon and other listed species…

Volunteers Build New Tables for SPAWN’s Native Plant Nursery

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SPAWN volunteers Al Lubow and Mel Wright custom-built 12 new tables for our native plant nursery. SPAWN would like to send a big thank you to volunteers Al Lubow and Mel Wright…

What’s Blooming in the Nursery? Douglas Iris

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Douglas iris (Iris douglasiana) blooms in SPAWN's native plant nursery in June 2020. Douglas iris (Iris douglasiana) is a perennial spring-blooming wildflower that is common in Marin County and is…