Tijuana River Valley Invasive Plant Control Program

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Summary

SCH Number
2002111113
Lead Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Tijuana River Valley Invasive Plant Control Program
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
3/4/2003
Present Land Use
Habitat conservation and rural agricultural lands. "FW" Floodway.
Document Description
Alter the stream to implement the Tijuana River Valley Invasive Plant Control Program. The project involves the control of three invasive plant species within the Tijuana River Valley including a natural riparian corridor and salt marsh. The three invasive species are giant reed, castor bean, and salt cedar. The objective of the project is to enhance the native riparian and salt marsh habitats by removing these exotic species. The species are spread throughout the Tijuana River Valley and cover approximately 198 acres or 6% of the valley. The invasive species will be controlled through a combination of physical and chemical methods. In most cases, the plants will be cut and their stumps or resprouting rhizomes will be sprayed with an appropriate herbicide. Cut stems will be disposed of on-site, or in the case of large amounts of giant reed, will be removed by a paper and pulp milling company. Monitoring and retreatment of control areas will occur for three to five years. The project will be implemented in phases. Native riparian habitats found on site include extensive willow woodlands, mulefat scrub, and salt marsh.

Contact Information

Name
Jim King
Agency Name
California State Coastal Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
San Diego
Counties
San Diego
Cross Streets
Hollister/Monument Rd.
Total Acres
198
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
75, I-5
Waterways
Tijuana River, Tijuana Estuary
Township
18S
Range
2N
Section
Variou

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Fish and Game
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type 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 mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
N/A
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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