Topanga Canyon Creek Restoration II

Restoration Stories

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After: Berm removal connected over 3,000 linear feet of creek for migrating steelhead. Over 12 acres of floodplain habitat were restored, including invasive species removal and native wetland and riparian community plantings. The project team included the Resource Conservation District of Santa Monica Mountains, California State Parks, Topanga Creek Stream Team, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Mountains Restoration Trust, TreePeople, Temescal Canyon Association, Sierra Club Trail Crew and contractors Miller Environmental, Huitt-Zolars, Envicom, GeoPentech, and Katz, Okitsu & Associates. © RCD of the Santa Monica Mountains