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Project: Eel River Wildlife Area Salt River Unit Wetland Restoration

Description: This project will restore and enhance salt marsh, riparian forest, and tidal sloughs on approximately 356 acres of a former tidal area on 2.5 miles of the Salt River channel, located one mile from the mouth of the Eel River in Humboldt County.

Reference Number: 36402008160

Implemented By: Ducks Unlimited

Objective: The restoration or enhancement of riparian habitat and aquatic habitat for salmonids and trout to protect or enhance a flood protection corridor or bypass.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $7,892,083.56

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 2/23/2017    Actual Completion: 2/23/2017

Associated Counties: Humboldt

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution9/13/2011$3,699,998.00
Other State Bond9/13/2011$2,135,058.00
Private Contribution9/13/2011$515,000.00
Prop. 1E, Habitat Conservation Fund12/6/2017$1,542,027.56

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Coastal Habitat200acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat50acres restored/assessed/managed


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