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Project: Meeks Meadow Restoration Project

Description: Planning grant to complete the CEQA process, conduct vegetation surveys and assessments, develop a culturally significant vegetation and management plan, create project-related adaptive management recommendations and define future implementation actions. The project area extends 1.3 miles upstream from Highway 89 and 1/4 mile on either side of Meeks Creek channel. The goal is to restore 250 acres of Meeks Meadow vegetation to pre-Comstock era conditions through the removal of encroaching lodge pole pines and through approved fuels reduction techniques.

Reference Number: 3125CTA15017L

Implemented By: Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California


Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $219,598.25

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2019    Actual Completion: 12/31/2020

Associated Counties: El Dorado

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration5/21/2021$219,598.25

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)   

Water Action Plan Target

Make Conservation a California Way of LifeAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Manage and Prepare for Dry PeriodsAction Description
Expand Water Storage Capacity and Improve Groundwater ManagementAction Description


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