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Project: Polaris Creek and Wetland Restoration Feasibiity Study

Description: The study will include alternatives and conceptual plans for recreation facility relocation and site restoration, including a campground, ball fields and selected parking. The study will consider removal of fill in a 13 acre wetland, reconstruction of 2,500 linear feet of stream channels and re-establishment of native vegetaiton. These improvements would restore natural wetland processes and functions, improve water quality entering Lake Tahoe and enhance aquatic and terrestrial wildlife habitat.

Reference Number: 312500CTA17016L

Implemented By: Tahoe Resource Conservation District


Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $204,773.68

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

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

Associated Counties: Placer

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration5/21/2021$204,773.68

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)   

Water Action Plan Target

Make Conservation a California Way of LifeAction Description
Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Manage and Prepare for Dry PeriodsAction Description
Expand Water Storage Capacity and Improve Groundwater ManagementAction Description
Provide Safe Water for All CommunitiesAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description
Increase Operational and Regulatory EfficiencyAction Description


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