Project #18: San Vicente Creek
GEOMORPHIC SETTING: Northern California coastal stream with a 9-mile long main stem that drains a watershed with an area of 4,500 acres. The creek flows entirely within Santa Cruz County and discharges to the Pacific Ocean. Its waters rise on the west facing slopes of the Santa Cruz Mountains; its mouth is located at the community of Davenport. San Vicente creek is prime Coho salmon habitat.
KeywordsExcavation Bark Trench Crest Boulder
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