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Invitation to Community Meeting -Tiscornia Marsh Restoration and Sea Level Rise Adaptation Project
Join the Marin Audubon Society and the Multicultural Center of Marin for this fifth community meeting about the Tiscornia Sea Level Rise Adaptation Project.
Wednesday June 21, 2023 – 5:30 to 7:30 PM
Meeting to be held on ZoomThe link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82227280879
You can also access the Zoom meeting from the Multicultural Center of Marin/Tiscornia Marsh Project webpage along with a project notice in Spanish and English at: https://multiculturalmarin.org/tiscornia-marsh/
The meeting will be moderated by District 4 Supervisor Dennis Rodoni and it will include:
- A presentation on the updated design for the Tiscornia Marsh Project by Environmental Science Associates Engineers, Dane Behrens and Pablo Quiroga
- Presentation by Kate Hagemann, City of San Rafael Climate Adaptation and Resilience Planner, discussing the Canal Community Resilience Planning Project a collaboration between the Multicultural Center of Marin, Canal Alliance, the County and the City to explore options to reduce the risks of short-term sea level rise
- Public Works Director, April Miller, and Civil Engineer, Joanna Kwok, Senior Civil Engineer with updates on the city’s upcoming park improvements adjacent to Tiscornia Marsh
- Community Input – Questions and Answers
The Marin Audubon Society was established in 1956 as part of the effort to prevent development of houses on Richardson Bay tidelands. Our Mission is “To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the Earth’s biological diversity.” More »
For more than 60 years Marin Audubon has worked to protect wildlife habitat in Marin, sometimes stepping in to buy land that is slated for development.
MAS also provides its members and the public many opportunities to experience the birdlife and nature of Marin County and beyond through Field Trips and Events, our monthly MAS newsletter The Rail, and three annual Marin Christmas Bird Counts.
We invite you to become a Chapter Supporting Member of Marin Audubon to support our important habitat protection and restoration work, conservation advocacy, our full calendar of birding field trips and speakers and our newsletter, The Rail. More »
Marin Audubon hosts a monthly Speaker Series on the second Thursday of the month, from September through June. The programs feature lectures on birds, mammals, and other natural history topics and are given by speakers who are experts in their field. Programs are free and open to the public. More »
Maybe you have had the experience of passing a favorite spot only to be disappointed at the sight of bulldozers and “progress” at work. Maybe you’ve lamented about the inevitability of it all, enraged that it occurred, or maybe you are frustrated about loss of wildlife, trees, habitats and/or climate change. If you have, then it is time to think about Marin Audubon’s Conservation Committee. More »
MAS offers many opportunities to meet fellow members and to support our environmental protection and conservation efforts. Would you like to serve on the Board of Directors? Help with the Christmas Bird Count? Help with restoration projects? Join the MAS Conservation Committee? Help with the annual MAS/ACR Mother’s Day BBQ event in May? These are just a few of the many ways that you can pursue your interests or share your talents. More »
Consistent with our mission “To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity” the Marin Audubon Society has been acquiring properties in Marin County with current or restorable habitats. Some properties are restored and turned over to a public agency and some properties remain in the ownership of the Marin Audubon Society. More »
Marin Audubon plans and implements habitat restoration and enhancement projects, maintains habitats, and monitors activities on properties it owns. Restorations focus on recreating tidal marshes and associated transition zone and upland habitats. Restorations usually involve moving dirt fill or levees to lower elevations or remove obstructions(levees) to tidal waters and are usually undertaken with grants from federal, state or private foundations. More »
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Photographs throughout this website were contributed by Len Blumin, Elyse Omernick, Dave Strauss, Jude Stalker, Gerry Jarocki, Ann Thomas, Ed Nute, Richard Bohnet, and Barbara Salzman.
MAS BOARD OPPORTUNITY
Marin Audubon has extensive programs, has made impressive accomplishments preserving and restoring habitats, and conducts volunteer work days to maintain habitats we own. Our programs include conservation to protect our environment, the Breeding Bird Atlas, field trips to see and learn about birds, and monthly illustrated talks about birds and natural history.
At this critical time when climate change threatens birds, habitats and ourselves, a strong and involved board of directors is even more important to help us deal with these issues locally. We depend on volunteers, including members of our Board, to plan and oversee our programs. To find out more about our Board, and other volunteer opportunities, and how you can help, please contact a member of our Nominating Committee:
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