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Project: Connecting a Tributary in the Salt River Coastal Watershed

Description: This Project will restore approximately 2.5 miles of the Salt River channel and associated riparian floodplain by excavating the historic Salt River Channel, installing approximately 90 instream wooden structures, and plant a diverse palette of riparian and wetland species across roughly 47.3 acres.

Reference Number: 0540P01104

Implemented By: Humboldt County Resource Conservation District

Objective: To reestablish a connection between the Salt River and Williams Creek

Type: Restoration, Monitoring, Water Management

Total Cost: $372,000.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 1/31/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Humboldt

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration11/4/2016$372,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Shallow Water/ Marsh/ Wetland Habitat2.5acres restored/assessed/managed
MonitoringWater and Sediment Quality  
Water ManagementWatershed Protection  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description


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