man in woods squatting down looking up at flying drone in the foreground.
James Lamping of Humbots Data Analysis tests a remote sensing drone at Jackson Demonstration State Forest. Photo by Joe Snipes, Humbots Data Analysis.

The Tenmile Creek Watershed Forest Health Pilot Project will begin in July 2020, thanks to funding provided by the North Coast Resource Partnership’s Demonstration Program. The Eel River Recovery Project identified forest health and elevated evapotranspiration of over-stocked forests in Tenmile Creek tributaries as a problem constraining stream flow (see related ERRP article) and began to explore whether there might be funds available to remedy the problem. A second major long-term objective is carbon sequestration to moderate climate change at the Eel River watershed scale.

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Since August 2018, the Eel River Recovery Project (ERRP) has been working on the Tenmile Creek Conservation and Restoration Pilot Project funded by the California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC) using Prop 1 grant funds. The project aims to fix riparian zones, control erosion, and plan for water conservation in two important fish-producing tributaries, Streeter Creek and Big Rock Creek. The culminating product of the grant is the Tenmile Creek Watershed Conservation and Restoration Action Plan, which is available for review at www.eelriverrecovery.org (comments accepted until July 22).

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It had been over a decade since our website had anything more that minor changes, so we knew it was time for a major overhaul.   Our content is now easier to view and navigate from any digital device, whether you’re looking to read stories from our quarterly magazine, Forest & River News, or if you’d like to…

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The Cereus Fund of Trees Foundation has been funding Lost Coast Interpretive Association’s invasive plant programs since 2016. Since that time we have worked to strengthen our partnership with California State Parks, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the community of Shelter Cove, and other partners in order to address the problems invasive plants cause on…

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Fall of 2011 By Leib Ostrow
I’ve been invited to write a piece about the origins of the Trees Foundation in recognition of its twenty years of service.

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