Community

On this page, you will learn more about SRWC community events and collaboration with community organizations and government agencies.

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Salt River Restoration Day Held on Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Watershed Stewards Program (WSP) partnered with the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District (HCRCD) to host a volunteer tree planting and invasive plant removal event on Saturday, January 30, 2016.  Sixty volunteers including Boys Scouts, HSU students, California Conservation Corps and Ferndale residents planted about 200 trees and shrubs and removed invasive plants over a 4,000 foot area.

Read more about the event here.

View photos from the event in the sidebar.

View the flyer here.

Humboldt County Resource Conservation District (HCRCD)

The Salt River Watershed Council has an on-going relationship with the Humboldt County Resource Conservation District (HCRCD) as a collaborating partner in the development of the Salt River Restoration Project.

The Humboldt County Resource Conservation District is the lead agency on this project.  This project is a multi-year, multi-agency, landowner-driven endeavor that takes a holistic, watershed-wide approach to address sediment, fish passage, flooding, and drainage issues in the Salt River Watershed of Ferndale. Increasingly frequent flooding, reduced drainage capacity, and sediment deposition has negatively impacted water quality and the ability of local landowners to effectively utilize their lands for agricultural purposes.

This ecosystem-scale project includes a large tidal wetland restoration component that will create a succession of biologically rich and diverse tidal wetland habitats, including transitional wetlands and adjacent uplands as part of a sustainable estuary system.

For more information on the HCRCD, its involvement with this project and funding partners, follow the link below.

Humboldt County Resource Conservation District

KEEP THE SALT RIVER ALIVE!

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The SRWC hosted a community event on Saturday, October 24th to raise awareness of the Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project and its importance to the entire Eel River Valley.

To read more about this event, go here.  Watch the “Keep the Salt River Alive!” short film below.

Williams Creek Restoration Work Day Held on Saturday, April 28, 2012

About 50 community volunteers and members of the California Conservation Corps. came out to the beautiful Williams Creek watershed to help restore a section of the creek bed.   Williams Creek is an integral part of the Salt River Watershed.   This event was organized by the Americorps Watershed Steward program and sponsored by the Humboldt Resource Conservation District.

Read all about it here.

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