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    Sunrise over Vallejo and Mt. Diablo as viewed from Cullinan Ranch
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    American Avocets feed in shallow tidal waters
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    Recently restored tidal marsh in the San Francisco Bay
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    Sandpipers take flight in a tidal lagoon
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    A quiet slough in the Napa Sonoma Marsh
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    Tidal marsh transitions to open water in the San Pablo Bay NWR

 

LATEST NEWS

8/4/14 - Geofoam is being utilized underneath the slopes of the embankment to prevent future settlement of the roadway...

7/28/14 - The contractor has mobilized on site and will begin stripping the highway embankment of existing vegetation and cleaning the ditch at the toe...

Traffic Alerts

A planned shoulder closure on Westbound 37...

Nightime stoppage of traffic will be required for placement of K-rail...

 

Monitoring

The Cullinan Ranch Restoration Project will be monitored for a period of at least 15 years, as required by state and federal permits, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service will continue monitoring and managing the site over a longer time period to ensure the project is progressing towards long term habitat goals.  Typical monitoring includes water quality, biosentinel monitoring for methylmercury, vegetation colonization, sedimentation/erosion, and breach development.  Once vegetation is well established, monitoring for species such as salt marsh harvest mouse and California clapper rail will begin.