Salmon Protection And Watershed Network

  • CA

About Us

SPAWN, the Salmon Protection And Watershed Network works to protect endangered salmon in the Lagunitas Watershed, and the environment on which we all depend. SPAWN uses a multi-faceted approach to accomplish our mission including grassroots action, habitat restoration, policy development, research and monitoring, citizen training, environmental education, strategic litigation, and collaboration with other organizations and agencies.

SPAWN offers walks to view spawning salmon, an email action alert list-serve, homeowner consultations on creek protections, seminars, training and volunteer and internship opportunities. Not a member? Please join us! Call (415) 663-8590 or visit or email us at

SPAWN is a program of the Turtle Island Restoration Network, and for the fourth consecutive year Turtle Island Restoration Network has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of charities. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that SPAWN excels, as compared to other charities in America, in successfully managing the finances in an efficient and effective manner.