Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program
Awarded Grants

A map showing the locations of each of the Delta Conservancy’s awarded Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program projects and the Delta Conservancy’s service area: the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the Suisun Marsh, located in Northern California. The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh contain areas in Yolo County, Solano County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Contra Costa County and Alameda County. The northern border extends to the city of West Sacramento and the Interstate 80 freeway in Yolo County. The western border extends past California State Route 113 in Solano County around the Suisun Marsh, and past the cities of Antioch and Brentwood in Contra Costa County. The southern border of the Delta and Suisun Marsh extends past the city of Tracy in southern San Joaquin County. The eastern border extends to the city of Stockton in San Joaquin County and to the Interstate 5 freeway in Sacramento County. Larger cities that are within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh include (from north to south) West Sacramento, Freeport, Clarksburg, Hood, Courtland, Locke, Walnut Grove, Isleton, Rio Vista, Antioch, Oakley, Knightsen, Stockton, Brentwood, and Tracy. Highway roads that run through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Suisun Marsh include Interstate 80, U.S. Highway 50, California State Route 84, Interstate 5, California State Route 113, California State Route 12, California State Route 4, California State Route 220, Interstate 205, California State Route 160, and California State Route 120. The map shows the projects in categories based on when they were awarded (Cycles 1-3 or Cycle 4) and the project category (Planning or Implementation). For Implementation projects awarded in Cycle 4, please refer to http://deltaconservancy.ca.gov/active-prop-1-grants/. Here, the locations of the projects shown on the map are described as a list sorted by award cycle and project category. Cycles 1-3 Planning Projects: 1508 – Located on the northwestern quarter of Sherman Island about 7.4 miles southwest of the City of Rio Vista and 4.45 northeast of the City of Antioch. 1512 – Located an unincorporated portion of San Joaquin County immediately southwest of the Paradise Cut and the San Joaquin River between the cites of Lathrop and Tracy. 1519 – Located in the lower portions of Marsh and Sand Creeks, downstream of Balfour Avenue on Marsh Creek and the Highway 4 bypass on Sand Creek, and include the cities of Brentwood, Oakley and Antioch. 1612 – Located in Dutch Slough, about 3 miles north east of Oakley, California, in Contra Costa County. 1702 – Located in Yolo County along the west bank of the Sacramento River, three miles north of Knights Landing, CA. 1709 – Located in the community of Knightsen, in unincorporated Contra Costa County near the intersection of the Byron Highway and Eagle Lane. 1712 – Located in the southeast portion of the City of West Sacramento in Yolo County. The site is within the Southport Early Implementation Project construction area with the new levee forming the northwest boundary, the new Sacramento Yacht Club road forming the northeast boundary, the new Sherwood Harbor Marina road forming the southwest boundary, and the Sacramento River to the southeast. 1713 – Located in Sacramento County, south of Hood Franklin Rd, Elk Grove, CA but north of Lambert Road, adjacent to Stone Lakes near the eastern boundary of the Delta. Cycles 1-3 Implementation Projects: 1503 – Located within the northern portion of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area within the southern portion of Yolo County, CA. The Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area is located directly west of the City of West Sacramento and is about 2.5 miles east of the eastern edge of the City of Davis. 1509 – Located in the Marsh Creek watershed in Contra Costa County. The project site falls within the city limits of Brentwood. 1516 – Located in the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area in the Yolo Bypass in Yolo County, between the cities of Davis and West Sacramento. 1602 – Located in Contra Costa County in the City of Oakley. Primary access is via Sellers Avenue, off East Cypress Blvd. The site is bounded by Marsh Creek and Big Break on the west and Dutch Slough on the north. 1605 – Located in Solano County just north of the City of Rio Vista at the north end of Liberty Island Road. The property is the Peterson Ranch and the agricultural operator of the property is Hearn Livestock. 1608 – Located four miles north of Galt in Sacramento County. 1701 – Located at Bay Point Regional Shoreline Park, 150 acres of marsh and upland in the Bay Point community, at the end of McAvoy Road, in unincorporated Contra Costa County. 1710 – Located in southern Sacramento County, roughly two miles northeast of the community of Thornton, bordering the lower Cosumnes River, and within the Cosumnes River Preserve. 1711 – Located along the western bank of the Marsh Creek channel in the City of Brentwood, CA in Contra Costa County adjacent to and within the City of Brentwood’s Sungold Park. The upstream end of the project site is at the intersection of Mission Fields Lane and Monte Verde Lane in the Carmel Estates Subdivision. The downstream end of the site is at the intersection of Marsh Creek and the Union Pacific Railroad. Cycle 4 Planning Projects: 1803 – Located at the Blacklock Restoration Site [38.17884, -121.910710] in Solano County. The nearest cross street is Little Honker Bay Road and Shiloh Road. The nearest city is Suisun City which is located about 13 miles away from the project site. 1804 – Located within the Legal Delta in Solano County north of Rio Vista, CA, southeast of Dixon, CA, and about 4 miles West of Liberty Island. 1806 – Located in an unincorporated portion of San Joaquin County immediately southwest of the Paradise Cut and the San Joaquin River between the cites of Lathrop and Tracy. 1807 – Located in the southern portion of Yolo County directly south of the community of Clarksburg. The project site extends along the entire 9.5-mile length of Elk Slough. The slough originates at the Sacramento River directly south of the intersection of S. River Road and S. Center Street in Clarksburg and extends southwest to its confluence with Sutter Slough. 1808 – Located in San Joaquin County between the cities of Lathrop and Tracy. About 3.5 miles South West of Tracy. 1809 – Located in Contra Costa County. The upstream end of the site is at the intersection of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks and Marsh Creek. The downstream end of the site is at the intersection of Marsh Creek, Sand Creek Road and O’Hara Avenue, in Brentwood. 1814 – Located along the west bank of Marsh Creek in the City of Oakley in Contra Costa County. The project site is bordered by Marsh Creek on the east, Creekside Park and Laurel Road on the north, a private property and Creekside Way on the west, and Honey Lane on the south.

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Cycle 4 Awarded Grants

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Grant # and Project NameProject TypeGrantee
1803 – Blacklock Restoration: Phragmites Control ProjectPlanningCalifornia Department of Water Resources
1804 – Delta Working Waterways Habitat Restoration Planning Planning Solano Resource Conservation District
1806 – Paradise Cut Conservation and Flood Management Project, Phase 2 Planning San Joaquin County Resource Conservation District
1807 – Elk Slough Fish Passage and Flood Improvement Project Planning Reclamation District 999
1808 – Lower San Joaquin Riparian Corridor Planning American Rivers
1809 – Marsh Creek Channel Restoration Planning American Rivers
1813 – Nutria Eradication Project, Phase 2 Implementation California Department of Fish and Wildlife
1814 – Oakley Creekside Park Planning City of Oakley

Cycle 3 Awarded Grants

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Grant # and Project NameProject TypeGrantee
1701 – Bay Point Restoration ProjectImplementationEast Bay Regional Park District
1702 – Restoration Planning at River Garden FarmsPlanningAmerican Rivers
1709 – Knightsen Wetland Restoration and Flood Protection ProjectPlanningEast Contra Costa Habitat Conservancy
1710 – Grizzly Slough Floodplain Restoration Project at the Cosumnes River PreserveImplementationCalifornia Department of Water Resources
1711 – Three Creeks Parkway #2: Request for Additional Funds to Implement an Expanded Version of a Project Previously Funded by the Delta Conservancy Implementation American Rivers
1712 – Bees Lake Habitat Restoration Plan Planning City of West Sacramento
1713 – Stone Lakes Planning Ducks Unlimited
1718 – Nutria Eradication (*Region-wide, not shown on map) Implementation California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Cycle 2 Awarded Grants

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Grant # and Project NameProject TypeGrantee
1602 – Dutch Slough RevegetationImplementationReclamation District 2137
1605 – Petersen Ranch: Working Waterway Habitat Enhancement Project Implementation Solano Resource Conservation District
1608 – Restoration of Priority Freshwater Wetlands for Endangered Species at the Cosumnes River Preserve Implementation Sacramento County Regional Parks
1612 – Investigations of Restoration Techniques that Limit Invasion of Tidal Wetlands Planning The Regents of the University of California (UC Davis)

Cycle 1 Awarded Grants

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Grant # and Project NameProject TypeGrantee
1503 – Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Habitat and Drainage Improvement ProjectImplementationDucks Unlimited
1505 – Fish Friendly Farming Certification Program for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (*Delta-wide, not shown on map) PlanningCalifornia Land Stewardship Institute
1508 – Sherman Island Wetland Restoration Project, Phase IIIPlanningDucks Unlimited
1509 – Three Creeks Parkway Restoration ProjectImplementationAmerican Rivers
1512 – Paradise Cut Conservation and Flood Management Plan Planning San Joaquin County Resource Conservation District
1516 – Yolo Bypass Corridors for Flood Escape on the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Implementation Yolo Resource Conservation District
1519 – Lower Marsh and Sand Creek Watershed Riparian Restoration Planning Planning American Rivers