Request for Qualifications: Creek Habitat Enhancement

The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) seeks contractors to support the RCD’s creek habitat enhancement projects throughout San Mateo County. The overall goals of the program include restoring fish passage by removing barriers, increasing creek complexity...

Alpine Creek Fish Passage Project Complete!

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...

Invasive Species Alert!

We are sad to report that the highly invasive species New Zealand Mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) has been found in Pescadero Creek. This snail has been linked to the displacement of food sources critical to threatened and endangered salmonids that call the...

Completion of Alpine Fish Passage Project

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.

Dredging complete!

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.