Coyote Creek Homeless Stream Stewards Trash Free Coyote Creek

$12,142

open space authority funds contributed to project

2016

project awarded

The Authority contributed funds to the Santa Clara County Creeks Coalition for their Santa Clara County Creeks Coalition's Coyote Creek Homeless Stream Stewards Trash Free Coyote Creek project where they worked in collaboration with Friends of Coyote Creek Watershed and other volunteer groups and public agencies to achieve a trash free creek within the 10 mile stretch between Yerba Buena Road in South San Jose and Tasman Drive in North San Jose. Project coordinators worked with the homeless who reside along the creek by having them participate in the program. Over 100,000 pounds of trash was gathered in bags, removed from the creek, and hauled to a suitable sanitary landfill.
Award Date:
November 10, 2016
Program:
Measure Q Urban Open Space Grant Program
Location:
Coyote Creek

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