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Project: The Salinas River Arundo Eradication Project Phase III

Description: A grant to The Resource Conservation District of Monterey County for a cooperative project with RCD of Monterey County, Salinas River landowners and River Management Unit Associations (within and outside project area), Monterey County Water Resources Agency, and Monterey County Agricultural Commissioners Office to clear 350 acres of the invasive non-native plant Arundo donax (giant reed) on 15 river miles of the Salinas River, located in Monterey County, California.

Reference Number: 36402016025

Implemented By: The Resource Conservation District of Monterey County

Objective: To enhance stream flow

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $4,074,063.13

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 7/1/2021    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Monterey

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution6/22/2016$688,000.00
Prop. 1, Stream Flow Enhancement2/18/2016$3,386,063.13

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat350acres restored/assessed/managed

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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