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Aerial photo of the Sespe Cienaga, including the complicated network of historic watercress beds, agricultural fields, riparian and wetland areas, and the main channel of the Santa Clara River.

Sespe Cienega

(2020-2021) Sespe Cienega Restoration and Public Access Planning Project Aerial photo of the Sespe Cienaga, including the complicated network of historic watercress beds, agricultural fields, riparian and wetland areas, and…

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A year later, the garden is filling in and the native plants are thriving.

Wetlands Recovery Project

(2017-2019) Wetlands Recovery Project Sespe Cienaga Habitat Restoration Project A student from Briggs School planting sedges in the perennial wetland. Friends of the Santa Clara River contracted SCRC to restore…

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An overview of the Sespe Cienaga project site including historic channelized watercress and agricultural fields, the Fillmore Fish Hatchery (photo right), and very dense monotypic giant reed growth neighboring river scrub habitats (photo left).

Fillmore

2019 – ongoing Fillmore Arundo Removal at the Sespe Cienaga, Proposition 1 Funded Restoring a Native Ecosystem Working with University of California, Santa Barbara, this project will remove 175 acres…

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