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Project: San Joaquin River - Native Habitat Restoration and Species Enhancement at Dos Rios Ranch

Description: The property is being restore in phases due to funding. To date, River Partners has completed 600 acres of restoration (Phase 1). Funding and permits are in hand for a portion of Phase 2. This Project will provide the remaining portion of funds needed to complete Phase 2, comprising 105 acres of Dos Rios Ranch along the Lower Tuolumne River. This Project is necessary to complete riparian habitat restoration and revive threatened and endangered species while simultaneously providing flood management, water quality and water supply benefits to the region.

Reference Number: 3600BP1596017

Implemented By: River Partners

Objective: Objectives are to remove non-native plant species to allow for reintroduction of native riparian and wetland habitat, construct floodplain swale that will inundate with flows from theSan Joaquin River to benefit salmonids and migrating waterfowl, manage conservation irrigation on-site to allow native plants to become self-sustaining within three years of planting and provide employment opportunities for CCC and San Joaquin Regional Conservation Corps members.

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $798,978.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 10/31/2021    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Madera

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration10/14/2016$798,978.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat105.4acres restored/assessed/managed

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Manage and Prepare for Dry PeriodsAction Description
Expand Water Storage Capacity and Improve Groundwater ManagementAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description
Increase Operational and Regulatory EfficiencyAction Description


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