Watershed Stewards Program - Year 25

Public Outreach, Education, and Landowner Recruitment

Outreach / Education
Project ID725503
Recovery DomainsN. CA - S. OR and CA Coast
Start Date10/01/2018
End Date11/13/2019
Year2017
StatusCompleted
Last Edited06/28/2022
 
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Description    


WSP engaged 48 Members. Protected, restored/proposed 114 acres for restoration; Protected and/or restored 23 different watersheds in coastal CA; Assessed 1,533 miles of stream; Improved 96 miles of waterways due to WSP volunteer events; Proposed and completed 35 restoration or protection projects. 1,608 K-8 students received education or training and 798 of those students increased their knowledge of watershed topics by 25%; Completed and distributed over 100 outreach/education documents including; 9 SRF Posters, 48+ Educational Posters used in the classroom, 20+ education and outreach presentations; Prepared 200+ media materials; 35 WAP Fliers, 100+ Social Media postings, 48 Tributary Tribune submissions, 70+ Pre-WAP media advisories; Created (Used) 2 interpretive signs and displayed interpretive signs in 2 different locations. Three outreach events were conducted or sponsored.: Creek Days, Fish Fair, and SLO Earth Day. Members attended over 50 meetings. WSP Members engaged 1,608 students in curriculum at 31 different schools. Members served with over 60+ different organizations while volunteering on National Service Days. Members engaged 1,790 community volunteers in hands-on watershed restoration and protection projects. Engaged 48 Members in Grantee workshops and trainings; Trained Members through 157 site-specific workshops/training events in total; 98% of WSP Members increased their knowledge and skills by at least 25%. Mentors complete WSP’s Member Performance Review three times each term and assess growth throughout the term of service.

Project Benefit    


Education and outreach events will potentially develop future conservationists and educate them on salmonid recovery.

Accomplishments

Metric Completed Originally
Proposed

Funding Details

SourceFunds
PCSRF$479,220
In-Kind Volunteers$469,360
In-Kind Donated Labor$234,198
In-Kind Other$335,368
Report Total:$1,518,146


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Worksites

7211104    


  • Worksite Identifier: 7211104
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Area Description
Program Wide

Location Information

  • Basin: Northern California Coastal
  • Subbasin:
  • Watershed:
  • Subwatershed:
  • State: California
  • Recovery Domain: N. CA - S. OR and CA Coast
  • Latitude: 40.582153
  • Longitude: -124.15297

ESU

  • Southern Oregon / Northern California Coastal Chinook Salmon ESU
  • Central California Coast Coho Salmon ESU
  • Northern California Steelhead DPS

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Metrics

Metrics
  • B.0 Salmonid Restoration Planning and AssessmentsY (Y/N)
    •      . . B.1 Restoration Planning And CoordinationY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . B.1.a Planning and Coordination funding 1,489,820.00
      •      . . . . B.1.b.5 Tribal infrastructure supportY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . B.1.b.5.a
          Name of plan developed or implemented
          Yurok Tribe, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 2014, Southern Oregon Northern California Coast Coho Salmon Recovery Plan (SONCC), https://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/protected_species/salmon_steelhead/recovery_planning_and_implementation/southern_oregon_northern_california_coast/SONCC_recovery_plan.html Trash Removal and Invasive Plant Removal Tolowa De Na, National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), 2014, Southern Oregon Northern California Coast Coho Salmon Recovery Plan (SONCC), https://www.westcoast.fisheries.noaa.gov/protected_species/salmon_steelhead/recovery_planning_and_implementation/southern_oregon_northern_california_coast/SONCC_recovery_plan.html Invasive Plant removal
        • F.0 Public Outreach, Education, and Landowner RecruitmentY (Y/N)
          •      . . F.0.a Outreach, Education and Recruitment funding 7,498,720.00
          •      . . F.0.b.1 Amount of habitat protected -- acres 135.0
          •      . . F.0.b.2 Number of watersheds protected 23
          •      . . F.0.c Habitat treatments leveraged (LOV)
          •      . . F.0.d Value of treatments leveraged 3,560.00
          •      . . F.0.e Restoration projects proposed 35
        •      . . F.1 Outreach / Education ProjectY (Y/N)
          •      . . . . F.1.a Outreach/ Education funding 1,568,816.00
          •      . . . . F.1.b Number of volunteers solicited 1,790
          •      . . . . F.1.c Donations for habitat 7,580.00
          •      . . . . F.1.d Outreach documents/reports preparedY (Y/N)
            •      . . . . . . F.1.d.1 Documents/Reports 100
            •      . . . . . . F.1.d.2
              Name Of Document
              Tributary Tribune Submission, WOW! Test Talley Report, SRF Poster
          •      . . . . F.1.e Exhibits/posters preparedY (Y/N)
            •      . . . . . . F.1.e.1 Number of Exhibits 57
          •      . . . . F.1.g Interpretative signs preparedY (Y/N)
            •      . . . . . . F.1.g.1 Number of Interpretative Signs 2
            •      . . . . . . F.1.g.2 Number of different locations that signs were displayed 2
            •      . . . . . . F.1.g.3
              Description where the signs were posted
              Spawning Salmonids Warning Sign - South Fork Eel River in Headwaters Forest Rerve, Native plant habitat signs - Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve
          •      . . . . F.1.h Outreach events conductedY (Y/N)
            •      . . . . . . F.1.h.1 Number of Outreach/Education Events 3
          •      . . . . F.1.j Presentation at educational institutionsY (Y/N)
            •      . . . . . . F.1.j.1 Number of educational institutions 31
            •      . . . . . . F.1.j.2 Number of students 1,608