Regulatory partners involved in the development and approval of this IWRP program include representatives from the following agencies: California Department of Fish and Game, Regional Water Quality Control Board #3, NOAA Fisheries, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California Coastal Commission, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, County of Santa Cruz.
The Permit Coordination Program also relies on working with private and public landowners and land managers, non-profit organizations, local governments, and private consultants, to successfully implement projects. Some of these partners include the Friends of Soquel Creek, San Lorenzo Valley Women’s Club, California Native Plant Society, Coastal Watershed Council, the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County’s Natural Resources and Employment Program, California State Parks, the San Lorenzo Valley Water District, San Lorenzo Valley High School Watershed Academy, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the Zayante Fire Department, and private and public landowners and land managers.
Funders are diverse for the projects implemented under the Permit Coordination Program. They include the California Department of Fish and Game, Santa Cruz County Fish and Game Commission, Natural Resources Conservation Service, State Water Resources Control Board, Coastal Conservancy, USFWS Coastal Program, and various foundations.