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Project: North Grasslands Wildlife Area Wetland Restoration

Description: A development project to restore approximately 140 acres of wetland, associated upland, and riparian habitat on Department of Fish and Game owned land commonly known as North Grasslands Wildlife Area, Gadwall Unit, located 2 miles east of the city of Los Banos; and to provide dependable water supplies to 1,200 acres of wetland habitat by building a fence at the pump station at North Grasslands Wildlife Area, China Island Unit, located 3 miles east of the town of Newman, in Merced County

Reference Number: 3640P1E946

Implemented By: Wildlife Conservation Board

Objective: The enhancement or restoration of wetlands to protect or enhance a flood protection corridor or bypass in the Central Valley.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $332,440.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2013    Actual Completion: 5/29/2014

Associated Counties: Merced

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Private Contribution2/23/2012$5,440.00
Prop. 1E, Habitat Conservation Fund2/23/2012$327,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Shallow Water/ Marsh/ Wetland Habitat100acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEcosystem: Upland Habitat39acres restored/assessed/managed


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