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Matilija Creek, North Fork

Restoration: Non-native plant removal and trash removal

Grantee: The C.R.E.W.
Award: $29000
Total Cost: $75000

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The project used a C.R.E.W. workforce of 85 predominantly disadvantaged youth to restore a 3 to 4 mile reach of the North Fork Matilija Creek, a Steelhead spawning system, along Highway 33. The CREW removed debris, including automobiles, as well as select non-native plants invading both riparian and scenic highway areas. WAY TO GO, CREW!!

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The C.R.E.W.
(805) 649-8847