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Project: Oroville Wildlife Area (OWA) Flood Stage Reduction and Restoration (FSR) Project - New Vegetation Plantings

Description: This project will install new riparian vegetation plantings (consisting of woodland and riparian scrub and gravel understory plantings) along the western and eastern margins of the project area, and install riparian scrub and wetland vegetation along ponds and interior channels. This will benefit flood control, ecosystem restoration and recreation improvements on East side of the Feather River.

Reference Number: 3600BQ1996015

Implemented By: Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency

Objective: The specific objective of this project is to improve terrestrial and aquatic habitat quality for giant garter snake, neo-tropical migratory songbirds, Chinook salmon, and Central Valley steelhead through the installation of approximately 150 acres of new riparian vegetation plantings.

Total Cost: $1,716,847.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 3/15/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties:

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration9/11/2019$1,716,847.00

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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