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Press Release: $6.5 Million Grant Awarded for Large-Scale Habitat Restoration Project on Santa Clara River

Press Release: $6.5 Million Grant Awarded for Large-Scale Habitat Restoration Project on Santa Clara River

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 01/07/2022 Santa Clara River Conservancy (SCRC) [email protected] P.O. Box 789, Santa Paula, CA 93061 Ventura, CA: The Wildlife Conservation Board has awarded $6,476,450 to the University of California, Santa Barbara, in partnership with the Santa Clara River Conservancy, for a significant first phase of habitat restoration and creation of public access amenities […]

Homeless Encampment Evictions In Ventura County Watershed Areas

Homeless Encampment Evictions In Ventura County Watershed Areas

 by Doug Partello Ventura County has implemented a program to clean out the riverbeds of homeless encampments, beginning with a task force led by the County Executive Office, with support by the Board of Supervisors, Offices of Carmen Ramirez, District 5, Matt Levere, District 3, cities of Oxnard and Ventura, community partner organizations, county departments, […]

Encampment Debris Fire | Santa Clara River & River Haven

Encampment Debris Fire | Santa Clara River & River Haven

Date Of Release: 10/17/2021 Fire Incident Number: 21-0089040 Incident Commander: Ventura City Fire Dept., Battalion 7, Matt Brock Incident Type: Encampment debris fire Date/Time of Incident: 10/17/2021 14:08pm Incident Location: River Haven/ Santa Clara River, Ventura, CA Cause/Origin: Unattended fire Injuries Reported: None Units Committed On-Scene: Four engines, one water tender, Two Battalion Chiefs Total […]

Initial Public Notice Regarding the Santa Clara River Levee 3 Completion Project

Initial Public Notice Regarding the Santa Clara River Levee 3 Completion Project

Santa Clara River Levee 3 Completion Project Ventura County, California PDMC-PJ-09-CA-2019-007 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) intends to provide federal financial assistance under the Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program to the Ventura County Watershed Protection District in Ventura County, California, to construct approximately 1,865 feet of 4- to 8-foot-high floodwall parallel […]

River Talk at REI, Restoration Days, Hike and Conference!

River Talk at REI, Restoration Days, Hike and Conference!

    – UPCOMING EVENTS – Lecture by FSCR Chair Jim Danza  “Unlocking the Santa Clara River: Trails, Access & Education” When: 6:30pm – 8:00pm  Thursday, January 30th, 2020 Where: 2700 Seaglass Way – Oxnard, CA 93036 Free event. Limited seating for this event!  To sign up and for more information, please visit REI Events.   More info: http://www.rei.com Jim […]

Second Fire Near Ventura Homeless Encampments

Second Fire Near Ventura Homeless Encampments

A second start occurred just after 1pm on June 30th Saturday afternoon. The fire burned an area adjacent to the burn yesterday and consumed more encampment items that had been abandoned. The cause of the second fire today was unknown; Ventura Fire Department has been patrolling the area for the past 24 hours with no […]

Ventura Crews Put Out Brush Fire Near Homeless Encampments

Ventura Crews Put Out Brush Fire Near Homeless Encampments

On June 29th at 12:52 PM, Ventura City Fire Department was dispatched to multiple reports of a fire burning in the Santa Clara river bed near the Ventura water treatment plant.  First arriving firefighters reported a well-established fire burning in vegetation around several homeless encampments.  Firefighters used  three – 20 person hand crews, a water […]

Santa Paula: Transient Gateway to the Santa Clara River

Santa Paula: Transient Gateway to the Santa Clara River

 By Sheryl Hamlin Led by Richard Owen, a resident of Cornell Drive in Santa Paula, five residents related their stories of the transient invasion into their neighborhood. These transients are living along the Santa Clara riverbed creating piles of trash and filth. In the map segment below, Cornell Drive is shown in red. Note proximity […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Hosts Tour of Santa Clara River at Future Site of New Rio School District Academy

Ventura County Public Works Agency Hosts Tour of Santa Clara River at Future Site of New Rio School District Academy

On Aug. 8, the Ventura County Public Works Agency’s Watershed Protection District (VCPWA WPD) hosted a tour of the Santa Clara River for the Rio School District (Rio) Superintendent’s office. Rio is building a new 11-acre, K-8 STEAM Academy that will back up to the Santa Clara River and SCR-1 levee (upstream of Highway 101).  […]

Santa Paula: Point Me to the Parkway

Santa Paula: Point Me to the Parkway

By Sheryl Hamlin Imagine one of the world’s last free flowing rivers which is located within an hour of 16 million people! How does one provide stewardship of this endangered resource for future generations? On Saturday, September 24, 2016, about 85 citizens - educators, scientists, preservationists, river enthusiasts and the curious - attended an intensive […]

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