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Project: Elkhorn Slough Tidal Marsh Enhancement - Implementation

Description: Grant to the Elkhorn Slough Foundation to restore 61 acres of tidal wetland and 5 acres of upland habitat at Minhoto-Hester marsh, in the southern area of Elkhorn Slough. The restoration involves completed placing sediment on existing mudflats in order to raise subsided land to the elevation necessary to enable formation of tidal marsh. The proposed project is the first phase in a larger effort to restore at least 147 acres of tidal marshes and perennial grassland in Elkhorn Slough.

Reference Number: 37601201402

Implemented By: Elkhorn Slough Foundation

Objective: wetland restoration

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $500,000.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2024    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Monterey

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration6/20/2018$500,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Shallow Water/ Marsh/ Wetland Habitat61acres restored/assessed/managed

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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