Sailor Flat Pond (Barn Pond) Habitat Restoration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #2
Document Title
Sailor Flat Pond (Barn Pond) Habitat Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2006-0254-R2 - The proposed project will restore the current depth (6") of Barn Pond to the historic depth of 18" by removing approximately 1500 cubic feet of spoil material. The project also proposes to remove non-native plants to increase breeding habitat for the California red-legged frog. The spoil material will be spread over an abandoned orchard approximately 75 feet north of the pond.

Contact Information
William Schultz
Department of Fish and Game, Region 2
1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (530) 224-2481


Nevada City

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The project's primary goal is to maintain habitat for the California red-legged frog in the Barn Pond by removing invasive vegetation from the pond to enhance breeding habitat and removing some bank vegetation to enhance "basking" habitat for the frog. The project does not exceed 5 acres in size.

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