Salmonid Restoration Federation
31 March - 3 April, 2020
Santa Cruz, California

It Takes A Watershed: Fisheries Recovery in the Butano/Pescadero Watershed

9:00am - 5:00pm

Tour Leaders:
Jim Robins, Alnus Ecological
Kellyx Nelson and Joe Issel, San Mateo RCD
Tim Hyland, CA State Parks
Joe Pecharich, NOAA RC
Jon Jankovitz, CDFW
John Klochak, USFWS
Laura O’Leary, Peninsula Open Space Trust
Chris Hammersmark and Sam Diaz, cbec, Inc.

Pescadero Creek Watershed is a critical independent watershed for CCC Coho, is home to myriad special status species, and contains the Pescadero Marsh Natural Reserve which has been a management flashpoint for 30+ yrs. The tour will enable participants to learn about unique issues, technical solutions, compliance approaches, and partnerships necessary to complete an array of projects from headwaters to ocean including the marquee Butano Reconnection project within the Marsh and much more.

Hardwood LWD installed for the Butano Floodplain
Hardwood LWD installed for the Butano Floodplain
  • Hardwood LWD installed for the Butano Floodplain
  • Butano Creek flooding Pescadero Creek Road