Mt. Tam

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 1-3:15pm : One Tam member hike: Salmon and Turtles: the Restoration of Redwood Creek at Muir Beach

Almost ten years ago, biologists and park managers began an ambitious project to re-route a section of Redwood Creek at Muir Beach in order to create a more natural channel. With the support of thousands of community volunteers and students, the channel has slowly been restored and now supports a healthier environment for plants and wildlife. Join Park Stewardship Manager, Price Sheppy, to learn about this large-scale restoraiton project and about recent efforts to assist populations of turtle and endangered coho salmon. This 2-mile mostly flat loop will take us past restoration sites at the beach, along the floodplain at at the Green Gulch Zen Center. 

Meeting location: Muir Beach parking lot (google map)

Carpooling is encouraged. On sunny days with high visitation, allow extra time for driving and parking.

For questions, contact Monica Stafford at mstafford@onetam.org.

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Event Type: Educational and Interpretive