Creek Invasive Species Removal and Re-vegetation Project

Summary

SCH Number
2005088003
Public Agency
Fish & Game #3
Document Title
Creek Invasive Species Removal and Re-vegetation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/1/2005

Document Description
The proposed project is a stream restoration action involving removal of invasive plant species (Vinca major in particular) and also includes erosion control methods and re-vegetation at or near the bank of Green Creek; a small tributary of Salmon Creek. The operator proposes to remove populations of invasive plant species using one or several of four outlined methods which include: (1) hand removal with garden forks; (2) "sheet mulching"; (3) a method that is similar to method 1 with the exception that chips from trees trimmed on the property will be used instead of straw; and (4) heavy black plastic sheeting. Plants used for re-vegetation purposes include Oregon ash, alder, big leaf maple, and wild rose as well as supplementation from local stock of western sword fern, native blackberry, redwood sorrel and Arroyo willow. The project site is located at various riparian areas on Green Creek on the property of 2155 Bohemian Highway, Occidental, Sonoma County of the Camp Meeker 7.5 minute U.S. Geological Survey quadrangle. Department of Fish and Game is issuing a Streambed Alteration Agreement Number 1600-2005-0341-3 pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 1602.

Contact Information
Jeremy Sarrow
Department of Fish and Game, Region 3
Lead/Public Agency
Central Coast Region P.O. Box 47
Yountville, CA 94599

Phone : (707) 944-5526

Location

Counties
Sonoma
Other Location Info
City: Occidential

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration of land.

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