New Podcast Features Novato Watershed Program

View of Lower Novato Creek (photo by Sue Lattanzio)

The Lower Novato Creek Redesign Project is featured in a new podcast which describes potential flood control benefits and habitat restoration. The podcast is one of several produced by the San Francisco Bay Joint Venture.

View the podcast.

Boyle Park Ribboncutting

Partners cut a ribbon across the fence at Boyle Park.Thank you to our funders, partners, and the community for the wonderful restoration project at Boyle Park.

See the transformation through photos!



NEW! Geomorphic Dredge Presentation Set for July 29

Gallinas Watershed staff will present results of the geomorphic dredge assessment to the County Service Area No. 6 (CSA6) Advisory Board on July 29th at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Rd. in San Rafael at 6:30 PM.

See the Gallinas Watershed page for more details.

Fish Passage Program

fish passage

Restoring fish passage
through County structures remains a high priority for Marin County Public Works. Since 2005, eight barrier removal projects have been completed and four more are in the design phase.
Click here to learn more….

Use of Horizontal Levees for Natural Flood Protection

Graphic of horizontal levee

The Bay Institute has prepared a report on the benefits of restoring tidal marshes, including the creation of horizontal levees for natural flood protection.

View the report


Stinson Beach Community Meeting

Thursday, June 5th at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Stinson Beach Community Center

See the meeting presentation on the Stinson Beach page.

Stinson Beach Final Watershed Program Flood Study and Alternatives Assessment

Visit the Stinson Beach page to download the study.

Stinson Beach Survey Results

View of the Stinson Beach survey.

The survey results are available now.

Marin Project Coordination Meetings

Image of the flyer for the Project Coordination Meeting.Marin County has monthly project coordination meetings to review and
guide projects through the environmental and regulatory permit process.

Find out more.


White paper on Climate adaptation - sea level rise

1953 photo of San Rafael

The City of San Rafael has produced a white paper aimed at providing information useful for understanding sea level rise and moving forward to the next steps in long-range planning.

Read the white paper

Drawing of waves

High tides to watch

Days with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 feet.

2014 year: June 11th, 12th, 14th, and 15th. July 9th, 10th, 11th, 13th, and 14th. August 7th through the 10th, and the 12th. September 6th, 7th, and 8th. November 5th, 6th, and 7th. December 3rd through the 6th, and 20th through the 23rd.

View NOAA's Tides & Currents website for more information.