Welcome to SPAWNERS
The San Pablo Watershed Neighbors Education & Restoration Society

SPAWNERS Creek Restoration Documentary

This video documents a 5-year restoration project that SPAWNERS did with the East Bay Municipal Utility District. Cleaning, bank-stabilization, and planting projects on Appian and Wilkie Creeks were done with the help of community volunteers and students from De Anza High School as well as the local Boys & Girls Club. This video was produced by Kirston Koths of Oak Leaf Studios, and is best enjoyed in 1080p, stereo.

- Read about our work over the last 15 years here.



We are a group of volunteers from our community who are working together to protect San Pablo Creek. 

We restore creek banks, remove invasive plant species, plant lovely natives, monitor creek quality, and help others learn about and appreciate our local creeks.

We invite you to join us. Volunteer or Become a Member.

By joining SPAWNERS and volunteering to help care for our creeks you will enrich your life and that of your community by making the San Pablo Creek watershed a special place worth living in.  

SPAWNERS leads a variety of projects and events throughout the year:

El Sobrante Library Creekside Park Project

Wilkie Creek Outdoor Classroom Project

Other Creek Restoration/Stewardship Workdays

Thursday Morning Weed Team Workdays

Special Events

Community Meetings

Check the SPAWNERS Calendar: SPAWNERS Calendar

Contact us if you are interested: Contact Us

Coming events...
View our Calendar 

Ribbon Cutting and Community Work Party
Sat. Sep. 9
El Sobrante Library
4191 Appian Way
El Sobrante, CA 94803

Join us to celebrate the opening of the El Sobrante Library's new Plaza! Come for the celebration, and stay for a community work party on Library grounds. There will also be snacks and kids activities. We look forward to sharing this new space with you!

El Sobrante Stroll
Sun. Sep. 17
San Pablo Dam Road between El Portal and Appian, El Sobrante

Come learn about our creeks and the bugs that live in them! Find our table at the El Sobrante Stroll for the low-down on what the bugs at the bottom of the creek can tell us about water quality. We'll also show you some ways you can help the health of the creek.

Weed Team
4th Thursday
Thur: Sep. 28 
    4191 Appian Way
    El Sobrante, CA 94803 

Water Bug Team

Join us for a family-friendly event as we look for bugs in one of our locals creeks.

Please RSVP to helen@thewatershedproject.org  to reserve your spot.

About Water Bug Team

View our Calendar to learn about other upcoming events.