MARCH 12, 2019

Jobs in Restoration

Open Road features Hanford in a segment about the growing ecological restoration industry.

MARCH 12, 2019

Tilden Park-Redwood Creek Restoration

Hanford is featured in Open Road with Doug McConnell.

FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Stanford removes Lagunita Diversion Dam

The university’s Lagunita Diversion Dam project also restored natural creek habitat and improved fish passage in San Francisquito Creek.

AUGUST 29, 2018

Restoration project nears

The long-awaited restoration project to reduce flooding and improve water quality at Pescadero’s historic Butano Creek is set to begin next month. California State Parks and the San Mateo Resource Conservation District will kick off their work on Sept. 6. The first phase of the project — which will clear trees and brush along the creek downstream of Pescadero Creek Road Bridge — will enable workers to remove sediment next summer without disturbing local wildlife. Full Article.


JANUARY 14, 2016

Birds flocking to completed tidal marsh enhancement

Construction wrapped up in November on our 400-acre tidal marsh enhancement project at Sonoma Creek in the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge, located in the northern part of San Francisco Bay. The new habitat is already attracting a lot of birds.

MAY 22, 2014


Our featured project from the 2013 construction season is a dam removal on Branicforte Creek. Originally constructed in 1931, the initial purpose of the dam appears to have been water supply, recreation and fire protection, though it was no longer being used for these purposes. Full Article.

RCD of Santa Cruz County

OCTOBER 14, 2011

Bringing Light to Dragonfly Creek

If you have passed through San Francisco’s Presidio, you probably ran across at least one major construction site. For one, there is the massive undertaking of the Doyle Drive project, an engineering feat that has become a fixture of getting in and out of San Francisco via the Golden gate Bridge for the past couple of years. Full Article.