Latest from SPAWN – Salmon Protection and Watershed Network
October 27, 2011 by Richard Karevoll
With last year’s wet winter and this fall’s early rains in October, time is short for the staff and volunteers of the Salmon Protection and Restoration Network (SPAWN), who are working hard on several projects aimed at helping the Lagunitas Creek run of coho salmon — the largest remaining wild coho run in the state.
November 04, 2010 by R. Adam Chasey
With a few good storms already this fall, we have some reason to hope for good rains this season. That will be good news for salmon, and good news for the young rain harvesters at work in Marin County, where the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network is putting on a rainwater harvesting and community art contest.
January 07, 2010 by Donna Whitmarsh
The collapse of Central California Coast coho salmon population is imminent, according to a report by the National Marine Fisheries in late December 2009. Numbers of returning coho may be too low to support a viable population.
January 01, 2010 by Aleta George
Restoration work along Marin County’s Redwood Creek is making this watershed more habitable for the state’s southernmost run of coho salmon, while activists push for new protections in the Lagunitas watershed, home to California’s largest remaining runs of these once-plentiful fish.
October 28, 2009 by Donna Whitmarsh
Yes, the silver and pink flashers are working their way up Marin County creeks to spawn. Paola Bouley, conservation director for the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN), reported seeing coho spawners on October 21, 2009. The group is beginning its tenth year of naturalist-led creek walks on what’s now our state’s largest remaining coho run, so now’s the time to see the salmon migrating upstream.