Press Release Details

Media Alert: Completion of Upper Newport Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project

For Immediate Release
Date: October 22, 2010

Media contacts:
Debbie Kroner, OC Public Works
714-834-5373

What:
Ribbon cutting to celebrate completion of Upper Newport Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project, a partnership between multiple government jurisdictions, private companies, along with local community organizations and individual partners.

Where:
Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center
2301 University Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 923-2290

When:
Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
Light refreshments will be served.

Who:
Senator Dianne Feinstein; Representative Ed Royce; Colonel R. Mark Toy, Commander and District Engineer, Los Angeles District Army Corps of Engineers; Joan Cardellino, South Coast Regional Manager, California Coastal Conservancy; Orange County Supervisor John M.W. Moorlach; Keith D. Curry, Mayor, Newport Beach; Leslie Daigle, Newport Beach Councilwoman; and Theresa Stewart, California Department of Fish and Game.

Why:
To celebrate the completion of a 10-year, $47.4 million dollar project to restore one of the last remaining coastal wetlands in Southern California.

Contact:
County of Orange/OC Public Works Public Information Officer, Debbie Kroner, (714) 834-5373 or deborah.kroner@ocpw.ocgov.com