Monthly Archives: March 2012

Friends of China Camp submits intent letter to operate China Camp State Park

With China Camp and Olompali state parks faced with closure July 1, a local nonprofit group has sent a letter of intent to state officials saying it is willing to operate the parks to keep them open. The Marin State Parks Association and its subgroups, Friends of China Camp and The Olompali People, want to […]

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GWC Earth Day Cleanup

Keep San Rafael Clean

Join the Gallinas Watershed Council on the morning of Saturday April 21 for a volunteer cleanup activity in celebration of Earth Day. Who: Everyone is invited to join us! All ages welcome! Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. What: Cleanup Activity for all ages. Volunteers should wear long pants and sturdy […]

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Watershed Plan for Gallinas Creek

On February 29, 2012, Liz Lewis, Principal Planner for Marin County’s Watershed program presented the DRAFT PLAN for Gallinas Creek. Dredging, flooding, removing the concrete channel down Freitas, steelhead salmon recovery and more were covered. Many residents attended to add ideas for what could enhance our area and to get their questions answered regarding the […]

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Stop the Airport Expansion! Save the Clapper Rail

Help protect the biologically rich Gallinas wetlands from the massive proposed airport development. The Gallinas Creek watershed in Marin County is home to one of the largest populations of federally endangered┬áCalifornia clapper rails in the north bay. Nestled between historic China Camp State Park and the Hamilton Field restoration site, the watershed is also home […]

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