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.