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Matilija Coalition awarded grant to dismantle obsolete dam

December 02, 2016

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The Matilija Coalition, an organization that includes CalTrout, Surfrider Foundation, and Patagonia, just received a substantial grant to further their mission in dismantling the obsolete Matilija Dam, which would allow the river to flow freely once again and steelhead could access historic spawning and rearing habitat upstream. This project is one of three pilot projects from the Open Rivers Fund, a program operated by Resources Legacy Fund and funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. To learn more about CalTrout's dam removal and restoration work, check out: caltrout.org/dams

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