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John F. West

John F. West , (1920-2001), [1] was an environmental activist in Marin County, California . [2] John and his wife Anne West were both active in local environmental issues in Marin County for several decades. [3] [4] John West was largely responsible for restoring the salmon spawning grounds in the area of Olema Creek and surrounding areas. [2] In contribution to John’s efforts, the creek, which was named “Blue Line Creek”, was renamed “The John West Fork” of Olema Creek. [2] [5]

The work and efforts of John and Anne West are run by the Tomales Bay Association . [2]

References

  1. Jump up^ “JOHN WEST – California – people search, genealogy, find relatives and locate ancestors” . Faqs.org . Retrieved 2012-02-10 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:d “The John West Fork” (PDF) . Tomales Bay . Retrieved 17 April 2013 .
  3. Jump up^ “Environmentalist Anne West dead at 78”, Marin Independent Journal, Tues, Oct 5, 1999
  4. Jump up^ Ted and Sharon Van Bebber (View posts) (1999-10-11). “Anne West Obit – 1999 – Marin – Family History & Genealogy Message Board – Ancestry.com” . Boards.ancestry.com . Retrieved 2012-02-10 .
  5. Jump up^ “2007-2008 Coho and Steelhead Spawner Survey Summary” (PDF) . San Francisco Bay Area Network . National Park Service . Retrieved 17 April 2013 .

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