Riverine Stewardship Program: Grants

Fall colors along a creek

Fall colors along a creek. DWR / 2011.

The Riverine Stewardship Program, in coordination with the San Joaquin Fish Population Enhancement Program (SJFPEP) and the Urban Streams Restoration Program (USRP), will make funding available for planning and implementation of projects that restore streams, creeks, and rivers to enhance the environment for fish, wildlife, and people through one grant cycle.

Check this page frequently for updates on our funding solicitations and other program activities.If you have any questions regarding this grant cycle, please contact us at RSP@water.ca.gov.

Final Award List for the San Joaquin Fish Population Enhancement Program Announced

The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) released the Final Award List for the 2019 Riverine Stewardship: San Joaquin Fish Population Enhancement Program (SJFPEP) grant solicitation. DWR is awarding approximately $11 million in Proposition 13 grant funding for five projects that enhance native fish populations in the lower San Joaquin River watershed and reduce their vulnerability to water diversions at all life stages upstream of the Delta.

Project Name  Applicants  Amount Funded  Project Location (Counties) 
 Bobcat Flat Phase III Tuolumne River Conservancy  $2,129,890  Stanislaus
Merced River Salmonid Habitat Restoration Project - Above Henderson Park Merced Irrigation District  $2,480,872  Merced
Basso/La Grange Reach Floodplain Restoration Tuolumne River Preservation Trust/ Tuolumne River Conservancy  $3,738,713  Stanislaus
Turlock Irrigation District Harding and Nielsen Drain Fish Barrier Project Turlock Irrigation District  $517,480  Merced, Stanislaus
Tuolumne River Regional Park Carpenter Road Floodplain Restoration Project Tuolumne River Preservation Trust/ City of Modesto  $2,137,837  Stanislaus

Total Amount Funded: $11,004,792

DWR will send a copy of this information to interested parties on our email list and will notify each award recipient individually.

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