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Project: Emerald Necklace San Gabriel River Habitat Restoration Project

Description: The Emerald Necklace San Gabriel River Habitat Restoration Project will restore a river parkway trail on the San Gabriel River between Live Oak Avenue and Peck Road that is part of the San Gabriel River Corridor Master Plan, the LA County Regional Bike Plan, and the Emerald Necklace Plan. This project will be implemented by Amigos de los Rios, and will improve watershed health, rain water and runoff infiltration, urban forest coverage and native habitat, and provide significant heat island reduction and recreation benefits to local communities and regional trail users of the San Gabriel River Trail.

Reference Number: 3825P01RMC18009

Implemented By: Amigos de los Rios

Objective: Implement watershed adaptation project in order to reduce the impacts of climate change on communities and ecosystems; Protect and restore aquatic, wetland, and migratory bird ecosystems including fish and wildlife corridors; Protect and restore rural and urban watershed health to improve watershed storage capacity, forest health, protection of life and property, stormwater resource management, and greenhouse gas reduction; and, Protect and restore coastal watershed including but not limited to bays, marine estuaries, and nearshore ecosystems.

Type: Restoration, Recreation/Access/Interpretation

Total Cost: $1,366,488.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Los Angeles

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution6/11/2019$248,900.00
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration6/11/2019$1,117,588.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Expand Water Storage Capacity and Improve Groundwater ManagementAction Description


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