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Project: Elk Creek Restoration Feasibility Study

Description: The Project is necessary to conduct a feasibility study and companion stakeholder-landowner outreach to identify restoration opportunities that will enhance wetland habitat, fish passage, and community resilience by conserving and restoring ecosystem processes and functions in Elk Creek.

Reference Number: 3600BQ1996003

Implemented By: Smith River Alliance

Objective: Specific objectives of this Project are to: 1. Identify opportunities to improve hydrologic connection to the mainstem and downstream most tributary. 2. Identify opportunities to enhance instream habitat and fish passage. 3. Identify opportunities to improve water quality, urban greening and coastal resilience. 4. Develop 100% designs for three high priority fish passage barrier and/or instream fine sediment production sites on spawning tributaries to Elk Creek basin.

Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $347,204.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 1/31/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties:

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration9/19/2019$347,204.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Feasibility Studies -- Ecosystem Restoration  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Increase Flood ProtectionAction Description


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