Big Bend (Marsh Creek 8) Riparian Restoration

flood plain restoration along Marsh Creek

Region Marsh Creek Corridor
Habitat Type Riparian
Owned By Save Mount Diablo
Partners California Fish and Wildlife, ConocoPhillips petroleum pipeline mitigation funds
Description Eradicating invasive species such as Giant Reed (Arrundo donax) and Stinkwort (Dittrichia graveolens) from the creek as well as flood plain restoration, by planting California buckeyes, valley oaks, cottonwoods, elderberry, mulefat and coast live oaks.
Project Started 2014
Goal Restoring floodplain to maintain water and food source for Alameda whipsnake, California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, bobcats, coyotes, mountain lions, raccoons, badgers, bats, and local and migratory birds

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