What's Happening Now
Gallinas Watershed Program Fact Sheet
The Gallinas Watershed Program encompasses six projects in the watershed. A new fact sheet describes the Program, each project, and provides more information about our partners and goals.
Watershed Project Map
See the library to access the project reports.
We now have links to current and past newsletters:
Wildlife in Gallinas Creek Watershed
Otters have been seen recently in the Gallinas watershed! (photo by David Vaughan).
Gallinas Watershed Program Final Report
The Final Report for the Gallinas Watershed Program has been completed. The report incorporates comments received on the draft during the public review period from November 2016 - January 2017.
Final Geomorphic Dredge Technical Memo
A geomorphic dredge could be more cost-effective and less impactful than a traditional dredge project.
The story map provides a visual tour of the dredge.
Las Gallinas Creek Levee Evaluation
The levees' history, current condition, and possible improvement alternatives were provided at a 2014 community meeting. Read Comments and Responses.
Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment Released
The Lower Gallinas Creek Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Assessment provides a look at what may be in store for communities on the Bay's edge. Read the Vulnerability Assessment.
Upper Gallinas Restoration Memo
Upper Gallinas Creek was channelized in the 1950s. A natural creek could provide wildlife habitat and enhanced recreational opportunities. Obstacles to restoration include cost and ability to convey storm flows. Read the Final report.
Santa Venetia Interior Drainage Study
Santa Venetia Dock Report
Gallinas Watershed Council has produced a report detailing current issues and listing the permit requirements for rehabbing docks on Gallinas Creek. Santa Venetia Dock Report.
McInnis Marsh Project Moves Forward
Marin County Parks is using a $550,000 state grant to restore 180 acres of diked wetlands at McInnis Park. The project includes a new trail that will connect to trails on LGVSD land and would be part of the Bay Trail.
Read the press release.
View details on the McInnis webpage.
04/05/2016 Community Meeting Overview
04/05/2016 Community Meeting Upper Gallinas Opportunities
02/18/2015 Zone No. 7 Advisory Board Meeting
01/29/2014 Levee Evaluation Community Meeting
06/25/2013 CSA No. 6 Advisory Board Meeting
04/24/2012 CSA No. 6 Advisory Board Meeting
02/13/2012 Zone No. 7 Advisory Board Meeting
Gallinas Watershed Program library
Library - links to program documents and deliverables.
Maps of the Gallinas Creek watershed are also available.
Godbe Research presented results of polling for a fee measure to the Flood Control Zone No. 7 Advisory Board in April. View the presentation