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Project: Salt River Wetland Restoration

Description: The allocation for a grant to Ducks Unlimited, Inc. for a cooperative project with the State Water Quality Control Board, the Department of Fish and Wildlife, the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Caltrans to restore and enhance salt marsh, riparian forest and tidal sloughs on approximately 356 acres of former tidal area on 2.5 miles of the Salt River channel, located three miles northwest of Ferndale and one mile from the mouth of the Eel River in Humboldt County.

Reference Number: 36402014090

Implemented By: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Objective: Restore and enhance salt marsh, riparian forest and tidal sloughs.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $4,970,624.18

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 5/22/2019    Actual Completion: 5/22/2019

Associated Counties: Humboldt

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Other State Funds11/20/2014$4,523,828.00
Prop. 1E, Habitat Conservation Fund11/20/2014$408,892.18
Prop. 12, Outside the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Wetlands Habitat11/20/2014$37,904.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Shallow Water/ Marsh/ Wetland Habitat356acres restored/assessed/managed


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