Grants Database

Eel River Recovery Project
Amount Awarded:
Project Title:
Eel River Wilderness Expansion and Protection and Forest Health Assessment
California Wildlands Grassroots Fund, 2018
Water Resources/Watershed Protection
North Coast
Humboldt County, Mendocino County
Project Description:

This grant would be used to promote Wilderness protection and expansion in the Eel River basin in partnership with federal agencies and Tribes. ERRP will plan for and organize volunteers to help clean up trespass grow garbage, improve recreational access, and assist with forest health projects. Field trips and workshops will inform the public of the benefits of Wilderness for water supply and biodiversity and to try to build a consensus on prudent management of federal lands. We will also promote more recreational use of Wilderness to increase ecotourism and to dissuade illegal activities.