California Conservation Corps Watershed Stewards Program in Partnership with AmeriCorps

Salmonid Restoration Planning and Assessments

Restoration Planning And Coordination
Project ID1578345923384
Recovery DomainsN. CA - S. OR and CA Coast
Start Date10/01/2020
End Date10/30/2021
Last Edited11/05/2021
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The purpose of this Project is to engage 48 Members in watershed restoration projects throughout California?s most high-need watersheds by implementing a five-part strategy which includes: (1) Watershed Recovery and Protection; (2) Watershed Education and Outreach; (3) Volunteer Recruitment; (4) Member Development; and (5) Program Delivery. Members arrive at their sites trained by Eel River Watershed Improvement Group (ERWIG) staff and ready to complete watershed protection projects in the field, organize volunteer restoration projects, lead classroom lessons, and facilitate outreach events. Each Member will be placed at one of 25 diverse sites, which range from large state and federal agencies to small nonprofits and tribal groups.

Project Benefit    

The specific objective of this Project is to engage 48 Members throughout coastal California to enhance anadromous watersheds through restoration and protection, community education and outreach events, recruiting volunteers for hands-on restoration projects, and professional development.


Metric Completed Originally

Funding Details

In-Kind Volunteers$469,360
In-Kind Other$697,731
Report Total:$1,744,673

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  • Worksite Identifier: 1578345923581
  • Start Date:
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Area Description
The Watershed Stewards Program Fortuna Office

Location Information

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


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




  • B.0 Salmonid Restoration Planning and AssessmentsY (Y/N)
    •      . . B.0.a Planning And Assessment Funding .00
    •      . . B.0.b.1 Area Encompassed
    •      . . B.0.b.2 Stream Miles Affected
    •      . . B.1 Restoration Planning And CoordinationY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . B.1.a Planning and Coordination funding
      •      . . . . B.1.b.3 Coordination of watershed conservation and restoration effortsY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . B.1.b.3.a
          Name of plan
        •      . . . . . . B.1.b.3.b
          Description and scope of the plan implemented