Marsh Restoration

Reclaiming historic tidelands and protecting against sea level rise at McInnis Park.

Objectives

  • Expand ecologically significant marshland.
  • Maintain and enhance the Bay Trail experience.
  • Increase the ecological value and diversity of the Miller Creek and Gallinas Creek marsh complex.
  • Provide habitat for sensitive species living in the wetland.
  • Increase the natural geomorphic capacity of the corridor to adapt to sea level rise.
  • Protect existing park and sanitary district facilities from impacts associated with climate change.

Community Workshop

In February 2018, a community workshop was held to discuss the evolution of the marsh and draft design options.

Project Documents

Partners

Marin County Parks is the lead agency for the McInnis Marsh Restoration Project with support from the following agencies. The local project partners signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) in September 2012 to collaborate in the study, funding, and implementation of restoration actions.

  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • California State Coastal Conservancy
  • Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
  • Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District