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Project: Moran Lake Restoration and Public Access Planning

Description: The Conservancy provided a $360,000 grant to County of Santa Cruz for the planning of habitat restoration and public access improvements at Moran Lake County Park in central Santa Cruz County. Moran Lake is a coastal lagoon located in urban unincorporated Santa Cruz County between the cities of Santa Cruz and Capitola.

Reference Number: 37602004801

Implemented By: County of Santa Cruz

Objective: public access, habitat restoration

Type: Recreation/Access/Interpretation, Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $360,000.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

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

Estimated Completion: 9/30/2023    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Santa Cruz

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, Monterey Bay and Watersheds Program4/27/2021$170,000.00
Prop. 1, Ecosystem, Watershed Protection and Restoration4/27/2021$190,000.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Recreation/Access/InterpretationNew/Improved Coastal Access  
Research/Planning (including Science)Feasibility Studies -- Ecosystem Restoration  

Water Action Plan Target

Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description


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