Guánica Bay/Río Loco

Watershed Partnership Initiative

About the Watershed
Conservation Actions
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RL/GB Watershed Partnership Initiative


AreaConservation Action
Upper Watershed
  • 3,273 acres restored to reduce erosion and sediment in the Coffee Region
  • 23,806 native trees delivered to over 45 farms
  • 15 acres restored using the hydroseeding techniques in 7 farms
Lower Watershed
  • 6,600 linear feet of irrigation water conveyance
  • 4 irrigation Water Reservoirs
  • 3 sediments and runoff control basin
  • 8,880 linear feet of open channels
  • Restoration of Guanica Lagoon (in progress) and Guanica Treatment Wetlands (in progress)
Community Grant Program (CGP)

(NOAA), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have developed the CGP funding opportunity to projects that will help the natural resources in the GB/RL. At present CGP have been granted twelve project through non-governmental organization, academia and individuals.

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