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Kalani on Mount Tam. Photo: Niall Kennedy
When most people think about public lands, state parks, national parks and national forests usually come to mind. But public utilities also manage open space, usually for the purpose of protecting watersheds and streams that provide drinking water and energy for power plants. The Marin Municipal Water District
is one of them, stewarding several thousand acres of land holding numerous reservoirs and about 130 miles of trails
in the Mount Tamalpais watershed. more »
The Marin Municipal Water District, responsible for the preservation of 20,000 acres of pristine watershed land on Mount Tamalpais, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, giving you something to think about as you and Rex stretch your legs on the district's 130 miles of trails and dirt roads. Your four-legged friend will have to stay leashed and away from streams and reservoirs, so be sure to carry enough liquids for both of you to lap up along the way.