Photo of the Earth as seen from space and the words: Earth Island Institute; You are here.Earth Island Institute

photo of a marsh

HomeProgramsRestoration InitiativesWetland Restoration Grants

Restoration Initiatives

Supporting community-based wetland restoration initiatives

 

Big Canyon Bluffs Restoration

 

Grantee: Newport Bay Naturalists and Friends
Award: $22,824
Total Cost: $27,330

wetland scene

The Big Canyon Bluffs restoration project seeks funding to remove non- native, invasive species from the bluffs area immediately upslope from the Big Canyon Creek Restoration Project. Removal of the non-native species and replacement with natives appropriate to the coastal sage scrub community as well as other native, non-invasive species will enhance the flora in Big Canyon Creek, provide additional habitat acreage for native and endangered species, and improve water quality in Big Canyon Creek and Upper Newport Bay.

map div
Contact

Newport Bay Naturalists and Friends
(949) 640-1751
email