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    Duck Farm River Park Community Event

    Come learn about the Duck Farm River Park and join WCA for a day of Fun open to the public!

    March 9 from 10am-12pm at 255 San Fidel Ave, La Puente. 

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    Crystal Lake Recreation Workshop 11/15 & 11/17!


    In case you could not make our first outreach meetings, you can follow the links below to fill out a Crystal Lake or San Gabriel Canyon questionnaire! 

    Crystal Lake Questionnaire

    San Gabriel Canyon Questionnaire

    Please send completed forms to alinz@wca.ca.gov 


    The public is invited to provide input on the future of recreation resources in the San Gabriel Canyon and Crystal Lake Recreation Area. The San Gabriel Canyon area encompasses 44 square miles that surround the Highway 39 corridor between Sierra Madre Avenue in Azusa and the Angeles Crest Highway. Crystal Lake Recreation Area is located 26 miles up Highway 39 north of Azusa.

    During the workshop we will discuss potential recreation improvement opportunities.

    The Angeles National Forest and the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) are developing the Recreation Master Plan for the San Gabriel Canyon Area and the Crustal Lake Recreation Area Redevelopment Plan through a collaborative partnership. 

    See flyer below!

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    Notice Inviting Sealed Bids, ADDENDUM #1

    for DUCK FARM PHASE 1A - STEP 2 Project No. 2018-DF_P1AS2

    The project, known as Duck Farm, will transform Watershed Conservation Authority property - located at 12936 Valley Blvd., La Puente, CA 91746 - on both sides of the 605 freeway and adjacent to the San Gabriel River into a passive public park and greenway.

    Work shall be done in accordance with the contract documents known as the DUCK FARM PHASE 1A-STEP 2. The complete Bid Package, including construction documents, specifications and all other components are available for download at ARC Public Planroom by going to: www.crplanwell.com. Click on: Public Planroom. Then find the project name: Duckfarm.

    Full instructions for bidders can be found HERE

    Updated ADDENDUM #1 can be found HERE.

    A MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING will be held on Thursday, August 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th at 10:00 a.m., at the project location - "Duck Farm". Meet at east entrance gate located at Proctor Street and San Fidel Avenue, La Puente, California 91746. Attendance at this meeting is mandatory for award of the contract.

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    RFP - Landscape Schematic Design


    The City of San Dimas (City) Community Development Department, in coordination with the Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA), is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide professional consulting services for Schematic Design and Construction Documents for the Walnut Creek Habitat Preserve West Phase Trail Loop.

    The initial West Phase project includes passive recreational elements (trail loop), habitat enhancements, and the planting of a vegetated trail buffer. This work will accomplish the necessary improvements to provide public access over a portion of the project site including trail development and trail-side amenities (interpretive signage, benches, etc.) that will create a looped spur trail connection to the existing LA County Antonovich Trail. 

    Each proposal must be submitted according to the instructions in the linked Request for Proposals (RFP) package - HERE

    Inquiries shall be directed to Ann Garcia, Community Development Department at (909) 394-6282, agarcia@ci.san-dimas.ca.us and Alex Linz, WCA Project Manager, at (626) 815 1019 ex. 105, alinz@wca.ca.gov, by August 1st, 2018. Two (2) sealed copies of the proposal and (2) Digital copies must be received at the City of San Dimas, Community Development Department, 245 E. Bonita Avenue, San Dimas, CA 91773, Attn: Ann Garcia, no later than 3:00 P.M. on August 6th, 2018. Proposals submitted after that date and time will not be accepted.  

    The proposal(s) found to be most advantages to meet the needs of the WCA shall be submitted to the WCA Board for their consideration to award. The Board has the right to reject any proposal at their discretion.

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