Giacomini Wetlands Restoration Project: 15th Anniversary Celebration

A broad, placid creek flows past tule in the foreground with a flat, green wetland beyond the creek.
Lagunitas Creek and the Giacomini Wetlands.

NPS Photo / Amelia Ryan

Cartoon of birds, rays. wetland plants, and water within a circle with perimeter text of "Giacomini Wetlands, Hope Restored; 15th Anniversary, 2008–2023."

Point Reyes National Seashore Association / Barry Deutsch & Lori Wynn

Join Us! Saturday, October 28, 2023

8:30 am–10:30 am: Giacomini Bird Hike with Mary Anne Flett and John Dell'Osso (Registration required and limited to 22 participants.) Register through Eventbrite.

11 am–11:30 am: Story time at the Bear Valley Visitor Center. Join Author Sally Bolger as she reads her Giacomini Wetlands inspired children's book Fun in the Mud: A Wetlands Tale. (No registration required.)

1:30 pm–3:30 pm: Science Symposium at the Red Barn (No registration required.)

Presentations include:

  • "The Economic Value of Ecological Restoration: Closing the Loop"
    Presented by Mark Cederborg, Managing Partner, Outset Advisors
  • "Understanding Community Member Perceptions of Estuaries Relative to Restoration Project Progress in Tomales Bay, CA"
    Presented by Julie Gonzales, Ph.D., UC Davis
  • "Restoring Vitality: Pasture to Wetland"
    Presented by Jules Evens, Principal, Avocet Research Associates)
  • "Evaluating the Success of Restoration: A Practitioner's Perspective"
    Presented by Lorraine Parsons, Vegetation/Wetland Ecologist, PRNS, NPS

3:30 pm–5 pm: Hosted Reception at Red Barn

5:15 pm–7:30 pm: Staged Reading of The Wetlands by AriDy Nox (Mesa Refuge 2023 Resident), followed by a full moon walk at the Wetlands. (Registration required.) Register through Eventbrite.

Please visit the Giacomini Wetland Restoration Project section of out website for more information on project planning and implementation.

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Last updated: October 20, 2023

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