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Project: Carr Lake Acquisition

Description: A Conservancy grant will support the acquisition of a 73-acre property at Carr Lake in downtown Salinas by the Big Sur Land Trust. Working with City and community partners, the Land Trust aims to acquire and ultimately transform the property to a “central park” for Salinas, while also reducing flood risk, enhancing natural habitat, and improving the water quality of Monterey Bay.

Reference Number: 3760P0115128

Implemented By: Big Sur Land Trust

Objective: habitat enhancement, water quality improvement, flood risk reduction

Type: Acquisition Fee Title

Total Cost: $750,000.00

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2017    Actual Completion: 3/31/2017

Associated Counties: Monterey

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration7/20/2016$750,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Acquisition Fee TitleOther73acres acquired

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description


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