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Habitat Restoration
LAGUNA DE SANTA ROSA HABITAT RESTORATION PROJECT

Crew at Work on the Laguna In partnership with the Sonoma County Water Agency, The Center is restoring a section of the Laguna de Santa Rosa Creek in Rohnert Park to the confluence of Copeland Creek.

With funding from the California Natural Resources Agency and CalTrans, The Center and SCWA will restore 4 acres of riparian and wetland habitat by installing over 4,000 native plants grown in The Center's Native Plant Nursery.

The Laguna de Santa Rosa, is a 22-mile long wetland and riparian complex that drains a 254 square mile watershed encompassing most of the Santa Rosa Plain. The Laguna is the largest freshwater complex on the northern California coast and provides vital ecological habitat and services for over 200 different species of plants and wildife.

Long-term outcomes for the project include:
  1. increas plant species diversity,
  2. improve water quality,
  3. conserve habitat for salmonid populations,
  4. provide foraging resources for pollinators,
  5. increase service-learning and educational opportunities.

Laguna Restoration Map


Night Heron Installation



   
"As part of the Stewardship
Corps I learned alot about
native plants and how
to make sure they live once
you put them in the ground.
 I'm going to come back next
year and see how big
they've gotten."
 
- E. L. 



















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