Mapping of the Alameda and Peninsula Watersheds

Invasive Plant Inventory and Mapping of the Alameda and Peninsula Watersheds

Nomad Ecology conducted invasive plant mapping and prepared Invasive Plant Management Plans for the approximately 23,000-acre Peninsula Watershed and the approximately 36,000-acre Alameda Watershed. In 2008, baseline invasive plant surveys were conducted and results and recommendations of those surveys were included in a report. In 2019, Nomad surveyed both watersheds again to update the invasive...

PG&E Gas Transmission Line 109 Project

PG&E Gas Transmission Line 109 Pipeline Replacement Project

PG&E tested and replaced several segments of existing gas pipeline in San Mateo County, spanning approximately 7 linear miles. The gas line replacement project areas (including access routes and staging areas) traversed sensitive habitats including serpentine grassland, oak woodlands, riparian drainages, and rare plant habitat. Nomad prepared separate Vegetation Restoration Plans for each segment, which...

Vegetation Classification and Mapping Pilot Project, Alameda Watershed

Nomad Ecology conducted a pilot vegetation mapping project on 5,894 acres of SFPUC-owned lands in the Alameda Creek Watershed west and north of Calaveras Reservoir. The vegetation classification and mapping study area extends from just south of the Sunol Water Treatment Plant to the southern boundary of SFPUC-owned lands. The purpose of the vegetation classification...

Sunol Valley Restoration Plan Vegetation Classification and Mapping

Nomad completed vegetation classification and mapping for the 511-acre Sunol Valley Restoration Plan (SVRP) study area. The purpose of the SVRP is to guide restoration, conservation, and monitoring efforts in the Sunol Valley. The SVRP presents an overarching framework utilizing various disciplines such as hydrology and geomorphology, vegetation ecology, fisheries and wildlife biology, and historical...

Upper Sand Creek Basin

Upper Sand Creek Basin Expansion Project

The Upper Sand Creek Basin Expansion Project was a $10 million flood protection and habitat restoration project constructed in Antioch, California. The purpose of the project was to attenuate flows from the Upper Sand Creek watershed, which will help provide flood protection for the communities downstream. Project components included expanding the basin to store 8...

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