News

Upcoming Ross Valley Meetings

San Anselmo Creek in downtown San Anselmo in November 2016

Upper Ross Valley Community Workshop
November 30, 2016 from 6-8 pm at Drake High School. View flyer.

Zone 9 Advisory Board
Tuesday December 20th 7:00 pm at San Anselmo Town Hall

Lower Ross Valley Community Workshop
January 2017
Details to follow

For more information on these and other meetings, see the Ross Valley page.

Southern Marin Watershed Guide

Cover of Watershed Guide

The Southern Marin Watershed Guide is available for download.

Flood Control Zone 1 - Novato Advisory Board to Meet

Novato Creek as it flows under Redwood Blvd, Highway 101, and Rowland Blvd.

The Zone 1 Advisory Board is scheduled to meet on Thursday, December 8 at 6:30. Agenda and other details to follow. NOTE Location change: Unity in Marin, 600 Palm Drive, Novato. Directions.

Woodacre Fish Passage Project

Photo of concrete culvert on San Geronimo Creek

A County project to help migrating endangered salmon navigate a San Geronimo Valley creek and create habitat within the Lagunitas Watershed was completed in October.
News Release
Fish Passage Program

Gallinas Watershed Program Final Report

View of Gallinas Creek and Mt. Tamalpais

The draft Final Report for the Gallinas Watershed Program has been released and we are accepting comments. Please email comments to Senior Planner Laurie Williams by December 16, 2016.

Final Report
Appendices (in library)

Tidal Flooding in Marin

High water at on-ramp to Highway 101

Caltrans and County of Marin have prepared an Informational sheet on the flooding at Manzanita, Highway 101 at Highway 1. View it here.

Home Elevation Grant

View FEMA grant requirements for assistance with raising homes above flood elevation.

Winter is Coming! Are You Prepared?

Graphic of Winter is Coming brochure cover

Visit our Flood Preparedness page to learn about preparing for winter storms, watch instructional videos, sign up for emergency news, find links to rain gauges, and more.

Weather and Tides

Check the National Weather Service's precipitation outlook. Track the latest on El Nino at NOAA's Climate Protection Center.

See NOAA's Tides & Currents website for the latest tide information. Upcoming dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 ft. include:

December 10-16.

tide graphic