Helping Our Peninsula's Environment
Ecosystem Walks
River and Streams - Carmel and Big Sur

Our Monterey Peninsula hosts some 31 different watersheds from Robert's Lake to San Jose Creek. Carmel River's watershed encompasses some 255 square miles, a couple are only a little larger than what you can cover with a giant picnic blanket.

While, we still have a few pristine, healthy native stream ecosystems - our Carmel River is dying because we have overpumped it for decades. 

Carmel River at Highway One Bridge November 2003

- after several inches of rain.

On our walk you may see some of the extremely rare and endangered animal and flower species living there such as the Southern Steelhead or the California red-legged frog. You can expect to learn about --

To sign up for the walk list either call 624-6500, or
email us here at -    RiverWalk(at)

We will call or email you when the next walk is scheduled.


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This Page Last Updated February 14, 2004