Debris Basin Removals (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0037-R5)

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Summary

SCH Number
2001031043
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara County Flood Control District
Document Title
Debris Basin Removals (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0037-R5)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
8/3/2018

Document Description
CDFW has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0037-R5, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Santa Barbara County Flood Control District represented by Seth Shank. The proposed project consists of the removal or modification of five debris basins (Cold Springs Creek Debris Basin, Maria Ygnacio Creek East Branch Debris Basin, Maria Tgnacio Creek Main Branch Debris Basin, Rattlesnake Creek debris Basin, and San Ysidro Creek Debris Basin), and the reconstruction of their associated streams to restore natural flow and sediment transport. Stream restoration design will follow the Stream Simulation Method (SSM) developed by Washington State Fish and Wildlife and expanded by US Dept. of Agriculture. Stream reconstruction will include selective removal and use of vegetation in the form of key woody debris and large woody debris placed in strategic locations to help achieve fish-passage objectives. Vegetation used for key woody and large woody debris such as willow (Salix sp.), cottonwood (Populus sp.), and sycamore (Platanus sp.), would be selectively removed from within each associated basin or channel. Although some amount of vegetation removal and sediment movement is necessary to access each basin and achieve slope and fish-passage objectives during project activities, for the most part, vegetation and sediment removal will be minimized at all basins. Excavated materials from each basin will also be used to accomplish restoration activities at each basin. Disturbed areas will be revegetated with native riparian species using container plantings, cuttings, and seed mixes. Equipment used to complete project activities will include tracked equipment, bulldozers, loaders, and dump trucks.

Contact Information
Sarah RAins
CDFW
3883 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (805) 498-2385

Location

Cities
Carpinteria Santa Barbara
Counties
Santa Barbara
State Highways
101
Railways
UPRR
Airports
SB Municipal

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
3883 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
Yes
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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