Quesaria Creek Restoration

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Cruz County
Document Title
Quesaria Creek Restoration
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Undeveloped Creek Course/CA/Agricultural
Document Description
Proposal to implement a Habitat Restoration Grant from the California Department of Fish and Game, by realigning and restoring a portion of Quesaria Creek to improve fish passage and habitat. Project includes 1,900 cubic yards of grading, replacement of an existing 30-inch culvert with a 12-foot wide bottomless arch structure beneath Swanton Road, replacement of a 24-inch culvert across ranch-access road with a bridge, the removal of a 30-inch culvert upstream of Swanton Road, the installation of 9 grade-control structures, and the removal of 26 non-native Eucalyptus trees, to be replaced with a variety of native riparian and upland species. Requires a Grading Permit, a Riparian Exception, a Coastal Development Permit, a Significant Tree Removal Permit, Archaeological Review, and Environmental Assessment. Located adjacent to Swanton Road approximately 1.1 miles from its southern intersection Highway 1.

Contact Information

Paia Levine
Agency Name
Santa Cruz County
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Cross Streets
Swanton Road and Highway One
Parcel #
State Highways
Southern Pacific
Pacific School in Davenport
Scott, Big, Little, Winter, Archibald, Quesaria, and Molino Creeks, Pacific Ocean

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Department of Water Resources, Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Development Types
Other (Habitat Restoration)
Local Actions
Habitat Restoration
Project Issues
Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildlife

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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