Projects in: Progressive Road Design & Maintenance

Garcia TMDL Implementation Project

The MCRCD partnered with landowners in the upper Garcia River watershed to assess sediment sources from rural roads and completed 13 miles of road upgrades and improvements on 170 sites to meet Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) regulatory requirements. The project will prevent more than 17,000 cubic yards of sediment from entering salmon-bearing streams and…

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Forsythe Creek Sediment Reduction Project

From 2010 to 2014, this project upgraded 14.6 miles of ranch roads in the Forsythe Creek watershed, tributary to the West Fork Russian River. Implementation was based upon designs to withstand a 100-year storm event. Of special note was the construction of a 140-foot long bridge over Mill Creek on Reeves Canyon Road which replaced…

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Navarro Headwaters TMDL Implementation Project & the Mendocino Headwaters Integrated Water Quality Enhancement Project

These two projects represent a new partnership between MCRCD and Sonoma State University’s Galbreath Wildlands Preserve ( located in the upper Rancheria Creek watershed of the Navarro River basin. The Navarro Headwaters TMDL Implementation Project upgraded 9.3 miles of road on the Galbreath Wildlands Preserve and installed one acre of native riparian plants that will…

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