California Conservation Corps Watershed Stewards Program in Partnership with AmeriCorps

Public Outreach, Education, and Landowner Recruitment

Outreach / Education
Project ID1611703577019
Recovery DomainsN Central California Coast
Start Date10/01/2021
End Date10/27/2022
Year2020
StatusCompleted
Last Edited05/31/2024
 
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Description    


In partnership with Placement Sites, WSP engaged 42 Corpsmembers in workshops and trainings; trained Corpsmembers through 141 site-specific workshops/training events; and increased 88% of WSP Corpsmembers knowledge and skills by at least 25%. The Corpsmembers protected, restored/proposed 27 acres for restoration; protected and/or restored 23 different watersheds in coastal CA; assessed 917 miles of stream; improved 706 miles of waterways due to WSP volunteer events (WAVEs); proposed and completed 36 restoration or protection projects (WAVEs); conducted various types of restoration project treatments, including fish screening, fish passage, instream flow, instream habitat, riparian habitat, upland habitat, water quality, wetland, and estuaries/nearshore; and restored/protected/proposed 145 miles of instream habitat.

Project Benefit    


The specific objective of this Project is to engage 44 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.

Accomplishments

Metric Completed Originally
Proposed

Funding Details

SourceFunds
PCSRF$608,880
In-Kind Other$1,091,697
Report Total:$1,700,577


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  • Worksite Identifier: 1611703577255
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Area Description
The Watershed Stewards Program Fortuna Office

Location Information

  • Basin: Northern California Coastal (180101)
  • Subbasin: Lower Eel (18010105)
  • Watershed: Salt River-Eel River (1801010511)
  • Subwatershed: Strongs Creek-Eel River (180101051102)
  • State: California
  • Recovery Domain: N Central California Coast
  • Latitude: 40.582153
  • Longitude: -124.15297

ESU

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

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Metrics

Metrics
  • F.0 Public Outreach, Education, and Landowner RecruitmentY (Y/N)
    •      . . F.0.a Outreach, Education and Recruitment funding 1,756,974.00
    •      . . F.0.b.1 Amount of habitat protected -- acres 27.0
    •      . . F.0.b.2 Number of watersheds protected 23
    •      . . F.0.c Habitat treatments leveraged (LOV)
    •      . . F.0.d Value of treatments leveraged .00
    •      . . F.0.e Restoration projects proposed 36
    •      . . F.1 Outreach / Education ProjectY (Y/N)
      •      . . . . F.1.a Outreach/ Education funding 1,756,974.43
      •      . . . . F.1.b Number of volunteers solicited 1,158
      •      . . . . F.1.c Donations for habitat 3,005.00
      •      . . . . F.1.e Exhibits/posters preparedY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . F.1.e.1 Number of Exhibits 54
      •      . . . . F.1.f Media material preparedY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . F.1.f.1 Number of media materials prepared 200
        •      . . . . . . F.1.f.2
          Description Media Material And Where/When Used
          36 WAVE Fliers, 44 Tributary Tribune submissions, and 100+ of Social Media postings (CM of the week, WAVE ads, CM recruitment ads, Placement Site recruitment ads, alumni job board postings, WSP newsletter releases ? Tributary Tribune, etc.)
      •      . . . . F.1.g Interpretative signs preparedY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . F.1.g.1 Number of Interpretative Signs 10
        •      . . . . . . F.1.g.2 Number of different locations that signs were displayed 9
        •      . . . . . . F.1.g.3
          Description where the signs were posted
          Headwaters Forest SF Elk Trailhead and Lookout Point, Posted Oaks of Foothills Nature Preserve, Foothills Preserve, Salinas River State Beach,
      •      . . . . F.1.h Outreach events conductedY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . F.1.h.1 Number of Outreach/Education Events 3
      •      . . . . F.1.i Workshops/training eventsY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . F.1.i.1 Number of workshops/training sessions 141
        •      . . . . . . F.1.i.2 Number of workshops/training participants 42
      •      . . . . F.1.j Presentation at educational institutionsY (Y/N)
        •      . . . . . . F.1.j.1 Number of educational institutions 29
        •      . . . . . . F.1.j.2 Number of students 1,126