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Environmental Investigations

Restoration & Preservation Projects

Community Education & Outreach

Media Consultation for Non-Profits


Environmental Investigations

Offering experienced consultation and scientific investigation of environmental problems and issues, from neighborhood citizens to non-profits. Phone consultations and on-site investigations depend on staff availability; please contact us for an initial email consultation.

Spirit Rock - Phase II Development
Watchdogging NCRA Freight Train Project

Hamilton Air Force Base Reuse and Remediation (investigation) - WPN's archival website.

Russian River Water Quality Research - 2000 (Map & Report in .pdf)

City of Novato Hazardous Materials Dumpsite / HAFB (remediated)

French Ranch Subdivision - Clean Water Act (CWA) violations (investigation)

Sears Point (Infinion) Raceway - CWA violations with SF Baykeeper (settled)

Black Point Golf Course - CWA violations with SF Baykeeper (settled)

Vista Marin Development - CWA violations with SF Baykeeper (settled)

Rancho Nicasio Restaurant Illness Outbreak - Class Action Suit (settled)

DaSilva Island Developement - CWA violations with SF Baykeeper (settled)

Cal-Trans Earthquake Retrofit of Hwy 880 overpass (investigation)

Gas Station Cleaning Services / Equipment - CWA and Haz Mat violations (investigation)

Most of the above legal actions included significant financial penalties for mitigation and/or repair. Settlement mandated corrective work to repair the problems created were often included.


Restoration & Preservation Projects

Fisheries enhancement, habitat restoration, bank stabilization, water quality monitoring and human impact evaluation, open space preservation, wetland protection, wildlife corridors and creek and bay issues.

Roy's Dam Restoration Project - 1999 to 2001 (Nationally recognized collaboration)


Public Process & Outreach

Educating the public in the governmental process, most effective ways to participate, and training in multi-media techniques in presenting information to peers, press and public. Examples: How to get public records from local, state and federal governments, recognizing politics is a part of the game, hierarchy and structure of internal government workings.

Partial list of groups served: Save Our Salmon, Mt. Shasta Bioregional Center, Friends of Cal-Ore Fish, SPAWN, Friends of Novato Creek, SF Baykeeper, Russian Riverkeeper, and many individuals and ad hoc community groups including: all areas of Marin County, Mendocino County, Shasta-Siskyou, Sonoma, East Bay Counties, and up to the Oregon border.


Media Consultations

Helping non-profit organizations and citizen groups learn to use the media to get their message to the community. Includes strategizing, 101 of On-Camera techniques, radio interviews, how to get airtime, writing press releases and public service announcements (PSA's), effective media campaigning and more.

Watershed Preservation Network ~ PO Box 8, San Geronimo, CA 94963 ~ Email: