CLEANUP: SPAWN, a conservation nonprofit, will restore floodplain along Lagunitas Creek where the small town of Jewell once stood. Last year, the National Park Service demolished homes there, but some debris was left. Cleanup of that debris will be included in the restoration.   David Briggs

The Salmon Protection and Watershed Network will restore floodplain and riparian habitat along one mile of creek in Jewell and Tocaloma in what it says is its biggest project to date. 

The $1.2 million restoration follows up on a National Park Service effort last year to demolish over a dozen homes and other structures dating . . .