State Coastal Conservancy Awards over $2.6 million for Coastal Protection and Restoration
The State Coastal Conservancy awarded a series of grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to seven projects that will protect coastal land, improve watershed health, restore habitat and increase public access to the coast.
The full list grants, authorized on January 18 at the Coastal Conservancy’s Board meeting in San Diego, is as follows:
- Authorization to disburse up to $41,800 to the Pacifica Land Trust to implement community-based habitat restoration and trail enhancement at the Pedro Point Headlands in San Mateo County.
- Authorization to disburse up to $200,000 to San Diego Canyonlands to prepare plans to address sediment management, streambed stabilization, and native habitat restoration in Maple Canyon, City of San Diego.
- Authorization to disburse up to $199,385 to the Marin County Resource Conservation District to restore coho salmon habitat in San Geronimo Creek in the community of San Geronimo in Marin County, and adoption of findings under the California Environmental Quality Act.
- Authorization to disburse up to $150,000 to the County of Marin to prepare a conceptual restoration and reuse plan for the 157-acre San Geronimo Valley Golf Course in Marin County.
- Authorization to disburse up to $500,000 to the Elkhorn Slough Foundation to augment a Conservancy grant of $1,000,000, authorized on December 3, 2015, for restoration of tidal wetlands and connected uplands in Elkhorn Slough, Monterey County.
- Authorization to disburse up to $1,180,000 to the Trust for Public Land for implementation of the Central-Jefferson High Green Alley Project in the City of Los Angeles.
- Authorization to disburse up to $400,000 to the City of Oceanside for planning, design, and environmental documentation related to restoration of the Loma Alta Slough in San Diego County.
The full agenda and detailed descriptions of each project can be found here: https://scc.ca.gov/2018/01/05/coastal-conservancy-public-meeting-in-san-diego-january-18/
The Board of the Coastal Conservancy will meet next on March 22 in the Bay Area.
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