Walnut Creek Wetland Park Master Plan
- South Central
- Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (Lead)
- Stormwater Management Division
- Alta Planning + Design
The Walnut Creek Wetland Park Master Plan process will evaluate the needs of the community to look specifically at community access to the park, potential new amenities or infrastructure needs, and opportunities to expand existing educational programming. The master plan will be a nine-month process, concluding with City Council adoption. Funding for the development of the plan and first phase of improvements comes from the 2007 Parks Bond.
City staff will work with the public to develop a park master plan for Walnut Creek Wetland Park. Following the master plan process, the implementation stage of the project will include a boardwalk and interpretive opportunities for sustainable access into the park.
View the Walnut Creek Wetland Center webpage for information about upcoming programs.
|February 2017 – April 2017||Development of the Situation Assessment (Site Analysis, Wetland Delineation, Community Input Survey, Stakeholder Interviews)|
|May 18, 2017||Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board’s referral of the Situation Assessment to City Council|
|June 6, 2017||Situation Assessment and members of the Citizen Planning Committee recommended to City Council by the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board|
|June 26, 2017||Citizen Planning Committee #1|
|July 24, 2017||Citizen Planning Committee #2|
|August 27, 2017||Public workshop to review alternative master plan concepts and program elements|
|August 28, 2017||Citizen Planning Committee #3|
|September 18, 2017||Citizen Planning Committee #4|
|October 15, 2017||Public workshop to review the draft master plan and discuss priorities|
|October 16, 2017||Citizen Planning Committee #5|
|November 2017||Presentation of the draft park master plan to the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board|
|December 2017||Recommendation of the draft park master plan to City Council by the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board|
|January 2018||Presentation of the draft park master plan to City Council, as recommended by the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board|
The park project area consists of a 41.75 acre parcel of land which contains the Walnut Creek Wetland Center in addition to roughly 6.68 acres directly south of this parcel. This land was acquired between 2000 and 2001 for the purpose of wetland conservation and public greenway.
The Walnut Creek Wetland Center was funded by 2003 Parks and Greenway Bonds and was completed in 2009.