NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
Northern California Forests and Watersheds
Project Title: Improving Transportation Infrastructure for Meadow and Watershed Restoration at Wilson Ranch (CA)
American Rivers, Inc.
Project ID:

Improve transportation infrastructure for aquatic and wet meadow ecosystem restoration and watershed improvement in the South Fork American watershed of Eldorado National Forest in California. Project will replace one road crossing, improve 0.24 miles of road, and restore 18 acres of wet meadow at Wilson Ranch meadow to enhance the ecological function and resilience of South Fork American watershed.

Award Amount:
The Wilson Ranch road crossing is located on the Eldorado National Forest at the north end of Wilson Ranch meadow. The project is on Forest Road 11N37, 0.2 miles west its junction with Wright’s Lake Road. The project site is located approximately 30 miles west of South Tahoe, CA.