Tijuana Estuary Tidal Restoration Program (TETRP) II Phase I
SCH # 2021050599 - The USFWS has issued the Record of Decision for the TETRP II Phase I project, stating that Alternative 2 has been selected for implementation. Both the Record of Decision and the Final EIS/EIR are available. California State Parks has issued a Notice of Determination; it was published on the State Clearinghouse on March 24, 2023. A Notice of Availability of the Final EIR/EIS was published in the Federal Register on March 31, 2023. Under Alternative 2, approximately 68 acres of coastal wetlands and 15 acres of native transitional and upland habitat would be restored within the Tijuana Estuary.
TETRP II Phase I would restore between 82 to 87 acres of coastal wetlands and associated native upland habitats within the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve on portions of both Border Field State Park and the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge.
Nelson Sloan Quarry Restoration and Beneficial Reuse of Sediment Project
SCH # 2019049100 - the Final EIR is being prepared. The 45-day public comment period ended on March 13, 2023.
The Project consists of the beneficial reuse of excess sediment excavated from flood control facilities and disturbed habitats in the Tijuana River Valley towards the reclamation of previously quarried slopes and restoration of the Nelson Sloan Quarry site to close to historic (i.e., pre-quarry operations) topography and habitat. Click on "read the full notice" to view materials from the February 23rd public meeting.