Author Archives: John Vernon

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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Times Standard Runs Two Articles on the Salt River Project in September, 2014

On September 19, 2014, the Times Standard published an article on the progress being made on the Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project. Read the article entitled “Stakeholders view progress on Eel River delta restoration projects” here. In addition, on September 27, … Continue reading

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Restoring the Ten Mile River in Mendocino

  Photo by Michael Macor, sfgate.com The front page of the San Francisco Chronicle today (8/10/14) featured a story about the restoration of the Ten Mile River watershed in Mendocino County.  The project is led by the Nature Conservancy which … Continue reading

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Project Photos as of July 31, 2014

These photos show the progress being made to the Salt River channel alongside the SRWC’s Port Kenyon property.  In addition, there are several photos of the cofferdam placed at the confluence of Reas Creek and the Salt River.   This … Continue reading

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July, 2014 Project Photos

These photos were taken at the corner of Dillion and Riverside Roads.  Please do not enter this area unless you have permission from the project team.  Thank you.

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