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What’s Happening…

The San Joaquin River Conservancy is preparing an Environmental Impact Report for the extension of a 2.5 mile extension of the Lewis S. Eaton Trail on over 400 acres of public land in the riverbottom, a planning area called River West between Highway 41 and Palm Avenue. 

What's New?

The San Joaquin River Conservancy released the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Eaton Trail extension at River West Fresno on February 16. The DEIR states that there is an unavoidable environmental justice impact. 

We encourage you to review the DEIR yourself. Click here to review the DEIR online. 

The DEIR is also available for public review at the following locations:

  • River Parkway Trust Headquarters, 11605 Old Friant Rd, Fresno, CA 93730
  • San Joaquin River Conservancy, 5469 E Olive Ave, Fresno, CA 93730
  • Woodward Park Regional Library, 944 E. Perrin Ave, Fresno, CA 93720
Share your thoughts about access!

The San Joaquin River Conservancy will hold an informational meeting on the project at the next Board Meeting on March 1, 2017, at 10:00 am. The meeting will be held at 5469 E. Olive, Fresno, CA, 93727. An additional informational meeting will be held on March 14, 2017 at the Pinedale Community Center, 7170 N. San Pablo, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 

Public comments on the project will be accepted between February 16 and April 15. Please send written comments on the DEIR to Melinda Marks, Executive Officer, San Joaquin River Conservancy, 5469 E. Olive, Fresno, CA 93727, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Comments must be postmarked by April 15, 2017. 

For more information, review the River Parkway Trust's comment letters by downloading copies at the links below.

September 15, 2014 Letter of Support for including the Palm/Nees Access Point

August 18, 2014 Comments on Parkway Policies in the City of Fresno Draft General Plan

July 8, 2014 Comments on the Conservancy's Notice of Preparation

June 18, 2014 Comments to the Conservancy Board regarding the Palm/Nees Access Point

For more information about the project please use the following links:

Eaton Trail Extension EIR - Fresno River West

Printable map and "Ask for Access" points by the River Parkway Trust






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