Lake Merritt Bird Island Restoration and Demonstration Wetlands


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Coastal Conservancy, California State (California State Coastal Conservancy)
Document Title
Lake Merritt Bird Island Restoration and Demonstration Wetlands
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Restore bird habitat on the lake's five bird islands to save 1st Wildlife Refuge in California. Create 100' long demo-marsh to create more bird habitat and evaluate and inspect up to 2,000 urbanites who visit the lake daily. Project also includes a study of Lake sediments.

Contact Information
Maxene Spellman
California State Coastal Conservancy
1330 Broadway, 13th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone : (510) 286-0332



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15333, 15262
Reasons for Exemption
It is a small habitat restoration project not exceeding 5 acres in size with goal of restoration of habitat for wildlife. The proposed study of the condition of Lake Merritt sediment and refinement of cost estimates for uses inter-wetland marsh creates will inform next steps of marsh creation.

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