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Volunteers in January Picture Update

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At a recent volunteer event, the SPAWN nursery team was helped out by some amazing volunteers! Here are some wonderful pictures of the team in action. Each week, we gather…

SPAWN Nursery’s “Bringing Nature to School” Program

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By: Audrey Fusco, SPAWN Nursery Manager and Restoration Ecologist The population of the Western monarch butterfly dropped to less than 2,000 individuals in 2020 and recovered to more than 247,000…

SPAWN Featured on CNN

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This past week, The Salmon Protection And Watershed Network (SPAWN), joined CNN and their “Call to Earth Day" Initiative, along with WellKind, California high school students from Archie Williams High…

Naturalist-led Creek Tours Being Offered to the Public to View SPAWNING Coho Salmon in the Bay Area

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Marin County, CA—The gentle rains of the last week have brought endangered coho salmon back to Lagunitas Creek in west Marin County. Wild coho salmon return to their natal streams…

Critically Endangered Coho Salmon Return to Bay Area to SPAWN

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For Immediate Release: November 10, 2022 Contact: Ayano Hayes, Watershed Biologist, (916) 216-8355‬, ahayes@tirn.net Todd Steiner, Executive Director, (415) 488-7652, tsteiner@tirn.net Photo Credit: Bud Vieira Naturalist-led Creek Tours Being Offered…

Judge To Award Fees to SPAWN’s Attorney for Unwarranted Lawsuit By Disgruntled Golfers Who Tried to Stop Creek Restoration

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In a tentative ruling on September 16, 2022, CA Superior Court Judge Sweet ruled that the group that sued SPAWN and Marin County to prevent the restoration of San Geronimo…