Author Archives: John Vernon

Keep the Salt River Alive!

  The Salt River Watershed Council was very pleased with the community turnout at our “Keep the Salt River Alive!” event on Saturday, October 24.   If you were there, then “thank you” for attending!   If you couldn’t make … Continue reading

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How to Build a Bridge in One Day!

The initial construction phase of the new Port Kenyon bridge has been completed and Francis Creek is flowing under Port Kenyon Road once again!   On Tuesday, October 27, the new bridge arrived in pieces on multiple flatbed trailers.  By … Continue reading

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The 2015 Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project is in Full Swing!

Phase 2 of the Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project has begun its 2015 construction season.  Sediment removal has begun just east of the Dillon Road bridge where the construction concluded last November.   Sediment is also being removed from the … Continue reading

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USDA Offers Funds to Farmers in the Salt River Watershed

On March 13, 2015, the Eureka Times-Standard published an article on the USDA providing funds to farmers in the Salt River Watershed to reduce sediment impairments. Read the entire article here.

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Phase 2A of the Salt River restoration has been completed!

Phase 2A Lower of the Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project has been completed.  The construction contractor, Handford Applied Restoration and Conservation from Sonoma, California has finished their work. The work began during the last week of July and was completed … Continue reading

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Local Farm Bureau Attends Salt River Project Tour!

Members of the local Farm Bureau and the Salt River Watershed Council (SRWC) attended a site tour of the Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project on November 13, 2014.  The tour was hosted by the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District (HCRCD) … Continue reading

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The First SRWC Newsletter and Survey

If you are a resident in the 95536 zip code, you should have received the SRWC’s first newsletter.   In addition, a survey was included in the mailing.   If you didn’t receive the mailing, you can still view the … Continue reading

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