June 11, 2018

The Capitol Area Development Authority is Greening up Sacramento

Capitol Area Development Authority (CADA) completed the 16th Street Greenscape project in midtown Sacramento. The project provides environmental benefits through water capture/retention basins, bioswales with plantings to provide biofiltration, and drought tolerant trees that sequester carbon. The design also included safe ADA walking routes and crosswalks, shade from trees planted along pathways, benches and seating at parklets along pathways, and educational signs speaking to the project’s environmental benefits.






















This project was funded via the Urban Greening Grant Program under Propositions 84.

June 4, 2018

Unity in the California Museum

The California Museum for History, Women, and the Arts recently completed the renovation of an existing classroom. This ADA space now opens into the main exhibit room, showcasing the museum’s active educational programs.

This project was funded via the Museum Grant Program under Propositions 40.

May 3, 2018

The Bay Meadows Mitigation Project has taken off

The Border Coast Regional Airport Authority recently completed the Bay Meadows Mitigation Project located in Crescent City. The project included the establishment or re-establishment of self-sustaining natural palustrine emergent wetlands on 16 acres of a total 82-acre site. A gravel road, invasive plants, and a culvert were removed; and native plantings were installed.

This project was funded via the Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation Program.

May 3, 2018

Amargosa Wild and Scenic River Trail Complete!

Congratulations to the Amargosa Conservancy and it completion of the Amargosa Wild and Scenic River Trail. The project restored natural habitat, created a public trail to give access to the Amargosa Canyon, and provided interpretative signage.





This project was funded via the River Parkways Program under Propositions 84.

April 23, 2018

ACWD Fish Ladder Ground Breaking

The Alameda County Water District recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Rubber Dam #3 Fish Ladder project. Resources Agency is contributing to this project using Prop 1 Funds via the Urban Rivers Grant Program. This project will construct a fish ladder for anadromous fish at Rubber Dam #3 on Alameda Creek, which will increase stormwater capture to recharge and sustainably manage the Niles Cone groundwater basin.

April 6, 2018

EEM Solicitation Now Open!

Find all the information about workshops and how to apply on the EEM  Page! Applications are due June 20th, 2018.

March 9, 2018

EEM Solicitation Coming Soon

The 2018 grant cycle will open in April 2018 with applications due in June 2018. Stay tuned for application guidelines!

January 1, 2018

Aquarium of the Pacific Beam Signing

California Cultural Historical Endowment representatives attended the beam signing ceremony for the Aquarium of the Pacific expansion project. Many funders and partners came together to make this a reality. The project will add a wing to the aquarium that will include an art gallery, theater and rotating exhibit gallery.


This project was funded via the Museum Grant Program under Propositions 40.

January 19, 2018

Twin Rivers Bike Trail Grand Opening

Congratulations to the City of Sacramento and its completion of a segment of the Twin Rivers Trail. The project created a three-quarter mile multi-use trail with entry improvements to enhance public use, restored over three acres on the banks of the American River with native understory vegetation, and provided interpretive signage. Much of the planting was done by the local conservation corps. 

This project was funded via the River Parkways Program under Propositions 84 and 40.

November 14, 2017

Urban Greening Awards Announced

The California Natural Resources Agency (Agency) today announced $76 million in funding for 39 green infrastructure projects through the state’s Urban Greening Program. Funded by Cap-and-Trade revenues, the grants support projects that aim to reduce greenhouse gases by sequestering carbon, decreasing energy consumption and reducing vehicle miles traveled. The projects also convert built environments into green spaces that improve air and water quality and provide opportunities for walking, biking and recreation.

Click here for a full list of awards.




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