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Upcoming Ross Valley Meetings

San Anselmo Creek in downtown San Anselmo in November 2016

Program EIR Scoping Meeting - Postponed!
Originally scheduled for January 18, 2017, this meeting will be rescheduled for a later date. Details to follow.
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Lower Ross Valley Community Workshop
April/May 2017
Details to follow

For more information on these and other meetings, see the Ross Valley page.

Southern Marin Watershed Guide

Cover of Watershed Guide

The Southern Marin Watershed Guide is available for download.

Home Elevation Grant

View FEMA requirements for assistance with home raising over flood elevation.

January Rainfall

Flooding at Highway 37 crossing of Novato Creek, January 11, 2017. Photo by John Kibler

Flood Control District rain gauges have recorded amazing amounts of rainfall during the past two weeks, ranging from 5.5 inches near Dillon Beach to over 16 inches in Kentfield. View all rainfall amounts.

Game of Floods wins County Innovation Award

Graphic of Game of Floods board game

A board game that challenges players to adapt to sea level rise, king tides and storm surges has been honored by the Marin County Board of Supervisors as the top innovation of the year.
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Hands-on Bank Stabilization Workshop

Back by popular demand! Join the Marin Resource Conservation District for a hands-on workshop.

Participants learn hands-on techniques

Saturday January 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Drake High School
* Learn to use nature-based solutions
* Hear from restoration expert Dr. Ann L. Riley
RSVP required!
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Map and Directions

Tidal Flooding in Marin

High water at on-ramp to Highway 101

Caltrans and County of Marin have prepared an Informational sheet on the flooding at Manzanita, Highway 101 at Highway 1. View it here.

Winter is Coming! Are You Prepared?

Graphic of Winter is Coming brochure cover

Visit our Flood Preparedness page to learn how to prepare for winter storms.

Weather and Tides

Check the National Weather Service's precipitation outlook. Track the latest on El Nino at NOAA's Climate Protection Center.

See NOAA's Tides & Currents website for the latest tide information. Upcoming 2017 dates with tides predicted to be at or above 6.5 ft. include:

January 8-14
February 7-10
April 28
May 25-28
June 20-26
July 18-25
August 16-22
November 4-7
December 1-6
December 29-31

tide graphic