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Project: MacKerricher State Park: Dune Restoration

Description: This project will restore ecosystem processes that are crucial to the viability of endangered species and their habitats in the Inglenook Fen-Ten Mile Dunes Natural Preserve. Activities implemented include the following:1)removal of a 3-mile segment of abandoned asphalt roadway and underlying rock base, 2) removal of two 36" culverts and restoring the stream bed, bank, and channel to a natural condition, 3) retreatment of over 50 acres of European beach grass and eradicating over 20 acres of untreated European beach grass, non-native ice plant, and other exotic weeds , and 4) re-vegetation of the impaired habitat of federally and state-listed threatened and endangered species with native plants.

Reference Number: 379000020103900

Implemented By: California State Parks

Objective: Parks Serve as Principle Representatives

Type: Restoration

Total Cost: $898,116.10

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

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

Estimated Completion: 6/30/2016    Actual Completion: 10/12/2018

Associated Counties: Mendocino

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, Rebuilding California State Parks Program8/12/2013$898,116.10

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
RestorationEcosystem: Coastal Habitat70acres restored/assessed/managed


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