Proposed Grasslands Wildlife Management Area Expansion

Summary

SCH Number
2004064001
Lead Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Document Title
Proposed Grasslands Wildlife Management Area Expansion
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Received
Present Land Use
Agriculture, Open Space, Rural Lands, Resource Management

Document Description
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking to expand the existing Grasslands Wildlife Management Area by between 15,000 acres and 49,000 acres. This expansion is proposed to be in conservation easements to promote "wildlife-friendly" crops, protect wetlands, and grasslands and other habitats for migratory birds, waterfowl, and listed species.

Contact Information
Richard Smith
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2800 Cottage Way
Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone : (916) 414-6502

Location

Cities
Merced
Counties
Merced
Cross Streets
Sandy Mush Road and Highway 59
Zip
95348
Total Acres
49,000
State Highways
Hwy 59 & 99
Waterways
Deadman Slough, Bear Creek, Owens Creek
Township
8S
Range
13E
Section
Numero
Other Information
Section: Numerous

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Project Issues
Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Fiscal Impacts Flood Plain/Flooding Noise Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Wildlife Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 10 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Food and Agriculture Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Lands Commission State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Department of Conservation

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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