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Pacheco Marsh

April 10, 2022

Water, wildlife returning to Pacheco Marsh and Walnut Creek

Water, wildlife returning to Pacheco Marsh and Walnut Creek

‘Now that we’ve brought the tides in, it’s really starting to thrive and I’m happy to see that’ by Tony Hicks / BCN Foundation Since the […]
November 11, 2021

Salt water returns to Pacheco Marsh, birds will follow

Salt water returns to Pacheco Marsh, birds will follow

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (Nov. 11, 2021) — Normally, a hole in a levee and the sound of rushing water is not an occasion for speeches […]
October 29, 2021

Dramatic Levee Breach Is Major Milestone in $24.5 Million Restoration of Pacheco Marsh and Lower Walnut Creek

Dramatic Levee Breach Is Major Milestone in $24.5 Million Restoration of Pacheco Marsh and Lower Walnut Creek

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2021 Martinez, CA — John Muir Land Trust (JMLT) and Contra Costa County Flood Control & Water Conservation District (CCCFCD) accomplished […]
October 29, 2021

Levee break at Pacheco Marsh marks completion of first phase of restoration

Levee break at Pacheco Marsh marks completion of first phase of restoration

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The East Bay is getting a new environmental playground as a project, decades in the making, by completing the last major task to turn it […]
October 29, 2021

232-acre East Bay tidal marsh restoration complete

232-acre East Bay tidal marsh restoration complete

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The East Bay is getting a new environmental playground as a project, decades in the making, by completing the last major task to turn it […]
October 29, 2021

Levee Breached on Purpose in Martinez to Restore Pacheco Marsh

Levee Breached on Purpose in Martinez to Restore Pacheco Marsh

Jocelyn Moran reports on crews restoring the Pacheco Marsh by breaching a levee (10-29-2021)
October 29, 2021

East Bay levee breached after 100-year closure in effort to restore rare wildlife to marshland

East Bay levee breached after 100-year closure in effort to restore rare wildlife to marshland

 PACHECO, Calif. (KGO) — A long abandoned marshland is back up and running in the East Bay as part of a larger effort to restore […]
October 29, 2021

Last Levee Breaks at Pacheco Marsh Restoration

Last Levee Breaks at Pacheco Marsh Restoration

Before breaching the last levee preventing sea water from rushing into Pacheco Marsh for the first time in generations, workers scrambled this week to make sure […]
October 29, 2021

232-acre East Bay tidal marsh restoration complete

232-acre East Bay tidal marsh restoration complete

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The East Bay is getting a new environmental playground as a project, decades in the making, by completing the last major task to turn it […]
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