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Walnut Creek Wetland Park Master Plan

Last updated Dec. 15, 2017 - 3:32 pm
  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Completed
  • Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (Lead)
  • Stormwater Management Division
  • Alta Planning + Design

Current Activity

The Draft Walnut Wetland Park master plan was presented to the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board at their December meeting, where it was unanimously approved. The Draft Walnut Creek Wetland Park master plan will be presented to City Council on Jan. 2, 2018.

Summary

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 Park webpage for information about upcoming programs.

Images

  • Walnut Creek Wetland Park Nature Play and Boardwalk Expansion
  • Walnut Creek Wetland Park Creek Restoration and Access
  • Walnut Creek Wetland Park Traffic Calming and Public Garden

Schedule

Project schedule with dates and descriptions
DateDescription
February 2017 – April 2017Development of the Situation Assessment (Site Analysis, Wetland Delineation, Community Input Survey, Stakeholder Interviews)
May 18, 2017Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board’s referral of the Situation Assessment to City Council
June 6, 2017Situation Assessment and members of the Citizen Planning Committee recommended to City Council by the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board
June 26, 2017Citizen Planning Committee #1
July 24, 2017Citizen Planning Committee #2
August 27, 2017Public workshop to review alternative master plan concepts and program elements
August 28, 2017 Citizen Planning Committee #3
September 18, 2017Citizen Planning Committee #4
October 15, 2017Public workshop to review the draft master plan and discuss priorities
October 16, 2017Citizen Planning Committee #5
November 2017Presentation of the draft park master plan to the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board
December 2017Recommendation of the draft park master plan to City Council by the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board
January 2018Presentation of the draft park master plan to City Council, as recommended by the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board

History

The park project area consists of a 41.75 acre parcel of land which contains the Walnut Creek Wetland Park 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 Park was funded by 2003 Parks and Greenway Bonds and was completed in 2009.

The Walnut Creek Wetland Center was funded by 2003 Parks and Greenway Bonds and was completed in 2The 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.



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