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Project: Reidy Creek Restoration and Beautification Project

Description: The Project will restore .81 miles of riparian habitat along Reidy Creek in the City of Escondido. Reidy Creek is a primary tributary to Escondido Creek. This Project focuses on restoring a natural-bottom reach. Invasive, exotic trees and shrubs will be remove allowing for passive restoration by the existing mature native vegetation and the ultimate restoration of the riparian woodland ecosystem.

Reference Number: 3600BP1896039

Implemented By: Escondido Creek Conservancy

Objective: Specific objectives of this Project are to: 1. Remove 250+/- non-native trees (including palms) from the riparian area of Reidy Creek. 2. Remove invasive, exotic plants including Arundo donax, pampas grass, tamarisk, and others from the riparian area. 3. Retreatment of removed invasive trees and continued invasive plant removal in years 2 and 3. 4. Work with City of Escondido to remove and control pollution, including garbage, from Reidy Creek and the riparian area. 5. Engage residents of disadvantaged communities in every stage of project.

Type: Restoration, Monitoring

Total Cost: $380,873.72

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 4/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties:

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration2/22/2019$380,873.72

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Riparian Habitat21.15acres restored/assessed/managed
RestorationEradication/Treatment of Invasive Species21.15acres assessed/treated

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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