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Approved Environmental Committee Projects & Progress Reports

Funding for these projects has been provided in whole or in part by the Port's Environmental Fund.  The contents of these reports do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Port of San Diego, nor does mention of names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendations.

Below is a list of the projects currently approved by the Board of Port Commissioners from the Environmental Fund. To view the progress reports, click on the link in the Progress Report column.

 Project Name Progress Reports Comments

Audubon - D St restoration

$25,515

Matching Funds - Yes

Feb 2008
May 2008
Nov 2008
July 2009

Final Rpt
December 2012

Contract Ends 12/30/12

Conducted 3 cleanup events including removing invasive plants

Ecotourism boardwalk-Harbor Island

$ 200,000

Matching Funds - No

  Start 2015

Porous Pavement/pavers

$ 100,000

Matching Funds - No

 

CDP project

North Harbor Drive Realignment

SIO/SDSU Center for Bay & Coastal Change

SIO - $143,077

SDSU - $96,528

Matching Funds - Yes

SIO

May 2011 

Fall/Winter 2011

Winter/Spring 2012

Spring/Summer 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 - PPT

Summer/Fall 2012

Winter 2012/Spring 2013

SDSU

Nov 2010

Jan 2011

April 2011

May-July 2011

Aug- Oct 2011

Nov 2011-Jan 2012

Feb-April 2012

May-July 2012

Aug-Oct 2012

Nov 2012-Jan 2013

Final Report February 2014

Contracts End

12/31/2013

 

 

12/31/2013

Emory Cove Shoreline Enhancement

$ 100,000

Matching Funds - Yes

 

 

Awarded $1MM EPA grant. Restoration underway. Please contact San Diego Audubon Society or San Diego Oceans Foundation to see how you can assist with the restoration.

CV Wildlife Reserve Restoration

$1,200,000

Matching Funds - Yes

  Awarded $1MM EPA grant. Restoration complete conducting long-term monitoring. Please contact San Diego Audubon Society or San Diego Oceans Foundation to see how you can assist with the restoration.

Merkel & Associates

Environmental Shoreline Protection Proj

$193,353

Matching Funds - Yes

Annual Report - May 2012

December 2013

Structures installed conducting long-term monitoring.

Contract ends

8/31/14

Living Coast Discovery Center

Environmental Education, Special Exhibits and Lecture Series, Animal Supplies, Shuttle Bus, and Endangered Light-footed Clapper Rail Propagation Program

$51,333

December 2013

January 2014

February 2014

March 2014

April 2014

May 2014

June 2014

July 2014

Contract ends

11/19/2014

Chula Vista Elementary School District

Coastal Education Program

$37,200

May 2014

 

Contract ends

11/18/2016

CONTINGENCY-REQUIRES MATCHING FUNDS  

Solar Panels at B St Pier

$ 500,000

Matching Funds - Yes

  Need design to apply for incentive funds.
   COMPLETED PROJECTS

Chula Vista Elementary School District

Environmental Education at Chula Vista Nature Center

$23,250

Matching Funds - Yes

Dec 2009

March 2010
June 2010
Sept 2010
Dec 2010
March 2011
June 2011
Sept 2011
Dec 2011
March 2012
June 2012

December 2012

March 2013

June 2013

Final Report - August 2013

Contract ends

8/31/2013

Vantuna Research Group/Occidental College

Fisheries Inventory and Utilization in San Diego Bay

 Final Report

 Contract ends March 31, 2013

Living Coast Discovery Center

Education and Endangered Species Program

$125,000

August 2012

September 2012

October 2012

November 2012

December 2012

January 2013

Final Report

 Contract ends February 2013

Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Birch Aquarium

Bays Program

$60,209

Matching funds - Yes

 Final Report  Contract ended 9/30/12

Oceans Foundation

White Seabass Restocking Project

$100,000

Matching funds - Yes

Final Report (Aug 2012)  Contract ended 8/31/12

Turtle tracking

$50,000

Matching Funds - Yes

 

NOAA

Dec 2008
 

Contract Ended 12/31/11

Tags on 23 turtles, monitoring movements. Progress report on website

Also see SDSU turtle tracking research project

 

Birch Aquarium display

$75,000

Matching Funds - No

 

May 2009


Contract Ended 5/14/12

Display opening May 2009

 

SDSU eelgrass & recreational fish

Hovel

$ 135,704

Matching Funds - Yes

 
Final Report 2011
 

Contract Ended 8/31/11

 

Scripps - Copper Research

Neira

$ 173,046

Matching Funds - No

 
Rpt Published in Chemistry & Ecology
Dec 2009

Final Rpt

March 2012

 Contract Ends 3/14/12
 

CV Nature Center - Light-footed clapper rail

$90,000

Matching Funds - Yes

 June 2011  

Contract Ended 6/30/11

>210 birds released since inception

 

Solar Panels at Broadway Pier

$ 500,000

Matching Funds - Yes

   59kw system. SDG&E to also install a 30 Kw system
 

Sustainable Building design & material Broadway Pier

$ 300,000

Matching Funds - No

   CDP project - Building LEED gold certified.
 

SDSU/NOAA -Turtle Research

Lewison

$56,933

Matching funds - Yes

 

Final Report

May 2011
 Contract ended 5/31/11

Tierra Data

Water Quality Monitoring

$115,057

Matching Funds - yes

 

Final Report May 2011 Avian Species Survey

Final Report
 Contract ended 12/31/2012
 

Solar Panels at General Services

$ 500,000

Matching Funds - Yes

 

 Completed

54kw system installed

Merkel & Assoc.

 

A-8 Debris Removal

$50,000

Matching Funds - Yes

Merkel & Assoc.

Contract Ended 8/30/08

Awarded a grant from NOAA for $42,000. 3,300lbs of debris was removed, including 665 lbs of batteries, 10 tanks, 6 small motors and electronics.

Merkel & Associates

Fish Structures

$29,500 (1/7/08)

Matching Funds - No

 

 

 

Contract Ended 8/31/10

400 fish structures installed March 2008. Conducting quarterly monitoring

Merkel & Associates

Fish structures

$30,000

(11/24/08)

Matching Funds - No


Final Report

 

Contract Ended 10/31/10

Fish structures installed, conducting quarterly monitoring

J St Marsh Restoration

$45,000 -Merkel

$ 5,000 - Aquatic Adventures

Matching Funds - No

Final Report

Contract Ended 8/30/08

Debris removal began in January 2008 with greater than 40 shopping carts removed and over 700 native plants planted.

J St Marsh restoration

$19,000

Matching Funds - No

Merkel & Assoc.

Final Rpt
July 2010

Contract Ended 10/14/09

Plants installed, cont. to water to ensure plant success

Osprey Platforms

$ 2,000

Matching Funds - No

Osprey Platform at Pepper Park Platforms and signs installed. Osprey nesting on platform at Pepper Park and Chula Vista Wildlife Reserve

Mesh filters storm drains

$25,000

Matching Funds - No

Storm Drain Inserts

Contract Ended 4/30/08

Complete -  Filters installed March 2008

Alternative Fuel Vehicles

$ 115,000

Matching Funds - No

Hybrid Vehicles Complete - Hybrids arrived May 2008.

Aquatic Adventures "Sea Series"

$30,000

Matching Funds - Yes


Final Report

Contract Ended 8/31/09

Addition to project #10

Solar panels admin building

$75,000

Matching Funds - Yes

  Notice to Proceed March 23, 2009

Pasha Automotive Services

$11,000

Matching Funds - Yes

January 2009

Contract Ended 6/30/09

Complete

Pasha Automotive Services

$84,777

Matching Funds - Yes

March 2009

Contract Ended 6/30/09

Complete

Wildcoast

"Clean Water Campaign"

$50,000

Matching Funds - Yes


Final Report

Contract Ended 10/14/09

Provided education to >25,000 students & adults

Tierra Data

Water monitoring "Ocean Sensors"

$50,000

Matching Funds - Yes

April 2008

Oct 2008
Raw Data Station A
Raw Data Station B
Jan 2009

Final Rept
March 2010

Station A 2008-09 Final

Station A 2008-09 Final Submitted

Station B 2008-09 Final

Contract Ended 8/31/09

water quality data on website

Aquatic Adventures "Kids in Canyons"

$10,000

Matching Funds - Yes

July 2008

Contract Ended 8/31/08

Complete - 2456 students participated in 13,131 hours of science education. final report on website

High Tech High - Education

$10,000

Matching Funds - Yes

6/30/08 Prog Rept

Contract Ended 10/14/08

Book printed Summer 2009

Habitat Heroes - Education

$10,000

Matching Funds - Yes

2007-08 Final Rept

Contract Ended 8/27/08

Provided science education to 272 students

CV Nature Center - Light-footed clapper rail

$30,000

Matching Funds - Yes

10-1-08 Presentation

Contract Ended 8/31/08

>200 birds released into the wild since inception

Merkel - derelict fishing line

$58,187

Matching Funds - No

December 2007 Final Rpt Contract Ended 8/31/08

AMEC oil recycling bins

$40,000

Matching Funds - No

May 2008

Contract Ended 10/14/09

Installed March 2008 at Pier 32 Marina. Additional bins to be installed.

MH Systems/SIO ballast water

$ 100,000

Matching Funds - Yes

Oct 2008 Final Rpt Contract Ended 9/30/08

Solar panels admin building

$ 150,000

Matching Funds - Yes

  Addition to project #8. 30 Kw PV system to be installed June 2009

Coastkeeper "cleanup events"

$15,000

Matching Funds - Yes


Final Rpt

March 2010

Contract Ended 3/14/10

4 cleanup events conducted -

161 citizen volunteers removed over 2,100 pounds of trash 

Coastkeeper "Project Swell"

$50,000

Matching Funds - Yes

2007 Annual Report

July 2009
August 2009

Contract Ended 12/31/09

>40,000 students educated

San Diego Zoo

Stream Team Stewards

$45,750

Matching Funds - Yes

Final Rpt
March 2010

Contract Ended 3/31/10

600 underserved elementary school students expected to participate.

Urban Corps - Chollas Creek

$82,640

Matching Funds - Yes

 

Final Rpt
March 2010

Contract Ended 3/31/10

Removed 166cy of vegetation, 126cy of debris, 2886 sq ft of graffiti and planted >350 native plants

Groundworks SD Chollas Creek Family Stream Team

$70,000

Matching Funds - Yes


Final Rept
June 2010

 

Contract Ended 3/31/10

2000 students expected to participate

SDSU eelgrass

Anderson

$37,507

Matching Funds - No

Final Rpt

June 2010

Contract Ended  3/31/10

Ocean Discovery Institue (formerly Aquatic Adventures)

$30,000

Matching funds - Yes

2009 Annual Report

Final Rpt
Aug 2010

Contract ended 8/31/10

Water wise landscaping and brochure

$ 209,000

Matching Funds - No

Spanish Landing

Plants installed at Western Spanish Landing entrance in Feb 2009. Completing construction of 4 more areas along Harbor Drive, in Spanish Landing and Shelter Island Drive. Approximately 14,000 square feet of turf has been replaced, saving up to 80% of water usage in these areas

Alternative fuel vehicles

$27,500

Matching Funds - No

  Due May 2009

Merkel & Associates

Post dredging recolonization study

$35,000

Matching Funds - Yes

Dredge Scar Final Report

Dredge Scar Supplemental

 

Contract Ended  8/31/10

Fish collection August 2008 and 2009.

AMEC Earth & Environmental 

Marina Trash Skimmer Project

$74,380

Matching funds - Yes


Final Rpt
Feb 2011

 Contract ended 8/31/10

University Student Grants

Matching Funds - No

$70,000

Student Progress Reports

Contract Ended

Nov. 2010

SDSU Lobster Study

Hovel

$ 140,000

Matching Funds - Yes


Final Rpt
Jan 2011

Contract Ended 12/31/10

$50,000 for tags, which are on order which also track the sea turtles

SDSU/NOAA - CLT & turtle

Lewison

$94,133

Matching Funds - No


Final Rpt
Jan 2011

Contract Ended  1/31/11

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