Projects & Plans

Learn about the work we do managing 18,400 acres of parks and open space.

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Bolinas Wye Project

north end of Bolinas Lagoon
Land and Habitat Restoration
Bolinas Lagoon

Restoring habitat, improving road safety, and adapting to sea level rise in the north end of Bolinas Lagoon.

UPDATED: October 14, 2020

This project is in progress. 

Learn about the Bolinas Wye Project

Funded by Measure A

Evolving Shorelines

Group kayaking on Bothin Marsh
Land and Habitat Restoration
Bothin Marsh Preserve
Creating a shared vision for preservation and recreation at Bothin Marsh.

UPDATED: October 14, 2020

This project is entering the conceptual design phase.Learn about the Evolving Shorelines

Funded by Measure A

Bolinas Restoration

Shorebird looking out at the lagoon
Land and Habitat Restoration
Bolinas Lagoon

Caring for a Wetland of International Importance

UPDATED: September 29, 2020

This project is in progress. 

Learn about the Bolinas Restoration

Funded by Measure A

Native Plant Nursery

Close-up of seedlings growing at the nursery
Land and Habitat Restoration
Lagoon Park

Cultivating rare and native species for open space habitat restoration.

UPDATED: September 29, 2020

Building complete. Cultivation in progress.

Learn about the Native Plant Nursery

Funded by Measure A

Frog Pond

Red-legged frog
Land and Habitat Restoration
Mount Burdell Preserve

Providing aquatic habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog and other amphibians.

UPDATED: September 25, 2020

Construction complete. Bio-monitoring in progress.

Learn about the Frog Pond

Funded by Measure A

Bat Monitoring

Brown bat flying above water
Land and Habitat Restoration
County-wide

A collaborative multi-year project to research bats in Marin County.

UPDATED: September 18, 2020

This project is in its third year of data collection.

Learn about the Bat Monitoring

Funded by Measure A

Creekside Restoration

Volunteer group laying mulch
Land and Habitat Restoration
Hal Brown Park
Removing invasive weeds and restoring native habitat for endangered shorebirds.

UPDATED: August 20, 2020

This is an ongoing project.

Learn about the Creekside Restoration

Funded by Measure A

Acacia Removal

Work crew on King Mountain
Land and Habitat Restoration
Old Saint Hilary's Preserve

Removing noxious acacia to reduce fire risk and protect rare plant habitat.

UPDATED: June 25, 2019

Phase 1 completed, with continued maintenance to follow.

Learn about the Acacia Removal

Funded by Measure A

Marsh Restoration

McInnis Marsh
Land and Habitat Restoration
McInnis Park

Reclaiming a historic tideland and protecting against sea level rise.

UPDATED: May 21, 2019

This project is in design and review phase.

Learn about the Marsh Restoration

Funded by Measure A

Wildlife Picture Index

Bobcat on trail
Land and Habitat Restoration
County-wide
One Tam partners are using motion-activated cameras to study mammals in Marin.

UPDATED: May 15, 2019

After three years and four million images, wildlife biologists released first findings.

Learn about the Wildlife Picture Index

Funded by Measure A

Pennyroyal Eradication

Hidden Lake on Mount Burdell
Land and Habitat Restoration
Mount Burdell Preserve

A multi-year initiative to preserve Hidden Lake's vernal pool habitat.

UPDATED: December 5, 2018

This is project is in progress.

Learn about the Pennyroyal Eradication

Funded by Measure A

Kent Island Restoration

Group of workers pulling iceplant on Kent Island
Land and Habitat Restoration
Bolinas Lagoon Preserve

Restoring native habitat and tidal flow in a coastal sanctuary.

UPDATED: November 8, 2018

This project is in progress.

Learn about the Kent Island Restoration

Funded by Measure A

Fire Fuel Reduction

Goats grazing
Land and Habitat Restoration
Terra Linda/Sleepy Hollow
Researching the effectiveness of animal grazing on fire fuel reduction and weed control.

UPDATED: October 19, 2018

This project has been completed.

Learn about the Fire Fuel Reduction

Funded by Measure A

Rare Plant Research

Parks staff and volunteers installing rare plants at Ring Mountain
Land and Habitat Restoration
Ring Mountain Preserve
Collaborating with researchers and volunteers to preserve native plants.

UPDATED: April 27, 2018

This project is in progress.

Learn about the Rare Plant Research

Funded by Measure A

Island Enhancement

Shorebird landing on Aramburu Island
Land and Habitat Restoration
Aramburu Island

A 17-acre man-made atoll transformed into sustainable habitat.

UPDATED: March 21, 2017

Maintenance and bio-monitoring continues on the island.

Learn about the Island Enhancement