Humboldt Bay Eelgrass Comprehensive Management Plan

The Harbor District received partial funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop a Humboldt Bay Eelgrass Management Plan in collaboration with the project partners listed below. The Plan objectives are to:
  • Develop a multi-agency management plan with consistent goals and strategies for restoration/conservation of eelgrass habitat
  • Improve efficiency of regulatory process for projects in Humboldt Bay
  • Establish long-term conservation strategy that allows for SLR adaptation, dredging, and economic development in Humboldt Bay

Eelgrass information for Permit Applicants
Humboldt Bay Baseline Eelgrass Distribution Map
Humboldt Bay Eelgrass Management Plan

Project Partner Meetings

Public Meetings

Project Partners

Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District
Humboldt Baykeeper
California Coastal Conservancy
City of Eureka
City of Arcata
Humboldt County
Wiyot Tribe
Hog Island Oyster Company
NOAA – National Marine Fisheries Service
California Coastal Commission
California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Local Agency Contacts

Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District
601 Startare Drive
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-0801

California Department of Fish and Wildlife
619 2 nd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 445-6493

California Coastal Commission
1385 8 th Street
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 826-8950

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
601 Startare Drive #100
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-0855

North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board
550 Skylane Boulevard, Suite A
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(707) 576-2220

NOAA Fisheries
1655 Heindon Road
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-5163