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Project: River Park Phase 1A-Step 2 Project

Description: The River Park Phase 1A-Step 2([formerly known as Duck Farm Phase 1A – Step 2 Project (Duck Farm #2)] involves the development of a 31-acre river adjacent park that includes a pocket park and entry, parking, pedestrian amenities and access improvements, interpretive features, 1.25-mile trail, riparian landscape, a wildflower meadow and a river overlook. The Duck Farm is a significant regional project accomplishing the mission of the RMC and WCA which seeks to preserve open space and habitat to provide for low-impact recreation and educational uses, wildlife habitat restoration and protection, and watershed improvements within the San Gabriel River and the Lower Los Angeles River watersheds. Furthermore, the Duck Farm will expand access to public open space, trails and park features in a park poor area of the San Gabriel Valley and will help realize the goals of the San Gabriel River Corridor Master Plan and will serve as a key destination along the Emerald Necklace–a vision for an interconnected trail network of river-based parks. This grant funding will primarily be used for construction, plant establishment, and grant/project close out.

Reference Number: 3825RMC18002

Implemented By: Watershed Conservation Authority

Objective: Project meets the objectives of Propositions 1, 68, and 84, and the mission of the RMC.

Type: Restoration, Recreation/Access/Interpretation, Water Management

Total Cost: $9,956,153.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Los Angeles

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes Located In Severely Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
  $9,956,153.00
Local Contribution9/20/2021$996,227.00
Other State Funds9/20/2021$7,161,526.00
Prop. 84, Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watersheds Program3/25/2020$238,655.39
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration3/25/2020$961,344.61
Prop. 68, San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy Program9/20/2021$598,400.00


Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationCultural/Historic Site Preservation  
Recreation/Access/InterpretationDemonstration/Interpretive Programs  
Recreation/Access/InterpretationNew/enhanced public parks  
Recreation/Access/InterpretationNew/Improved Public Access (other than coastal)  
Water ManagementWater Use Efficiency - Best Mgt. Practices  

Water Action Plan Target

    
Make Conservation a California Way of LifeAction Description

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