Coastal Conservancy awards $1.4 million to five projects in Assembly District 2

Friday, June 19, 2020

This week, the Coastal Conservancy held a virtual Board meeting and awarded funding totaling over $1.4 million to five projects in AD 2, including $500,000 to the Sonoma County Regional Parks to acquire approximately 515 acres in the Dutch Bill Creek watershed and $150,000 to the City of Crescent City to construct a new section of the California Coastal Trail connecting the Crescent City Harbor with Crescent City’s Beachfront Park in Del Norte County. 

$150,000 to the City of Crescent City to construct a new section of the California Coastal Trail connecting the Crescent City Harbor with Crescent City’s Beachfront Park in Del Norte County.

$500,000 to the Sonoma County Regional Parks to acquire approximately 515 acres in the Dutch Bill Creek watershed, a tributary to the Russian River, to protect open space, habitat, natural floodplain,  and water quality,  and to provide an opportunity to develop a future regional parkway with recreational trails.

$640,000 to California Trout, Inc. to restore fish passage and enhance habitat on Cochran Creek, a tributary to Fay Slough on Humboldt Bay.

$96,000 to the County of Del Norte to assess the feasibility of expanding camping opportunities and develop a park improvement plan for Clifford Kamph Memorial Park, the northern gateway to the California Coastal Trail.

$94,371 to the Moat Creek Managing Agency to design, permit, and construct accessibility improvements at the Moat Creek Beach public accessway and to maintain the accessway for three years, at Moat Creek in Mendocino County.