Volunteer: Stream Team

Thank you for your interest. The Stream Team has closed for season. The next work days will be scheduled for November through March. Applications received will be considered for the 2015-16 season.

To assist park staff in improving fish habitat for federally listed coho salmon and steelhead trout through streamside restoration.


  • Plant native plants
  • Construct, remove and maintain fences along creek habitat
  • Remove non-native plants
  • Perform habitat monitoring

Skills, knowledge, experience
Ability to perform moderate physical labor

Special requirements
Work may involve hiking over uneven terrain, bending, pulling, and lifting.

Proper field attire is required (close-toed shoes, long pants, and layers) as work may involve exposure to poison oak, ticks, temperature extremes, wind, rain, and fog.

Schedule and Time Commitment
Stream Team work days are generally scheduled from November through March. Work days last four hours from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

The Stream Team is a drop-in program where volunteers commit to working one day at a time.

Training on the safe and proper use of tools will be provided on-the-job.

Benefits to the Volunteer

  • Satisfaction in helping to enhance habitat for federally endangered and threatened species of coho salmon and steelhead trout
  • Knowledge of habitat restoration techniques

Group Type
Individuals and groups up to 15 people are welcome. Larger groups may schedule work days for the alternate Saturdays of the month.

Minimum Age
All ages 6 and above are encouraged to attend, however, children under 14 will need adult supervision. Volunteers under 18 must have a signed parental consent form. Please contact us (see below) for more information.

Housing and RV sites are unavailable.

Application and Contact Information
Please apply under the Current Opportunities listing. You may also confirm your participation or request more information by contacting either Sara Anzalone by email or Katrina Velasco by email or both at 415-464-5206.


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