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Project: Lower Bear Creek Slough Enhancement

Description: Restoration/Enhancement for the purpose of Stream Flow Enhancement under Stream Flow Program in Humboldt county.

Reference Number: 36402018014

Implemented By: Mattole Salmon Group

Objective: This project will make possible the final analysis and studies, preferred alternatives, 100% designs and permitting for the re-routing of Lower Bear Creek into an alignment and geometry that will measurably enhance streamflows to Lower Bear Creek and the south sloughs of the estuary. The project includes channel re-routing, two improved stream crossings, one private and one for a county road, as well as connectivity to recently excavated off channel slough habitats, and restoration of riparian and instream habitat.

Type: Water Management

Total Cost: $522,944.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 4/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Humboldt

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Federal Contribution4/17/2018$36,000.00
Other State Funds4/17/2018$200,000.00
Private Contribution4/17/2018$37,356.00
Prop. 1, Stream Flow Enhancement4/13/2018$249,588.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Water ManagementWatershed Protection  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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