As of Fall 2019, the RCD has completed the Alpine Creek Fish Passage project in the San Gregorio watershed! This project restores three miles of habitat for fish like steelhead and coho salmon by modifying a culvert, removing a fish ladder and failing weirs, and...
We’re celebrating the completion of the Alpine Fish Passage Project! This project made another 3 miles of prime habitat accessible to threatened & endangered fish species.
The dredging portion of the Butano Creek Reconnection Project is finished! There is now a defined channel. You may notice some additional work going on upstream to ensure longevity of the project.
September 2013: Improved access to 40 miles of habitat for steelhead trout by removing a concrete barrier across San Francisquito Creek.
March 2013: Steelhead pre-spawning behavior in Pescadero Creek during a study of outmigrant fish being conducted by the RCD, CEMAR, Alnus Ecological, federal and state resource agencies, and local volunteers.