Yesterday, researchers from the SJSU/MLML Central Coast Wetlands Group organized a field trip with California State Senator John Laird to discuss their innovative new watershed restoration project.
The project, titled “Castroville to the Coast”, is a collaborative effort between resource managers, local farmers, and community members. It aims to increase climate resilience, decrease local flooding, and improve water quality and wetland habitat while equally meeting the needs of the Castroville community, the participating farmers, and the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Partners agree that the Castroville to the Coast project can be a model for restoring the numerous watershed functions within the Salinas Valley we all rely on.
Read more about this important project in the official press release.