Students and Teachers Restoring A Watershed- 1) Gale Ranch, 2) Graham Ranch, 3) Jablons Ranch, and 4) Thacher Ranch (Projects); Grant Agreement No. 06-246-552-0

Summary

SCH Number
2007128261
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Students and Teachers Restoring A Watershed- 1) Gale Ranch, 2) Graham Ranch, 3) Jablons Ranch, and 4) Thacher Ranch (Projects); Grant Agreement No. 06-246-552-0
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/19/2007

Document Description
The applicant is implementing the STRAW project, which involves several restoration projects that will be implemented over a 4-year period. This NOE is applicable to all four projects: 1) Gale Ranch, 2) Graham Ranch, 3) Jablons Ranch, and 4) Thacher Ranch. These projects involve restoring riparian habitat and reducing streambank erosion by planting native plant species, and monitoring plant survival rates and sedimentation levels within tributary creeks (Walker Creek, Stemple Creek, and Estero de San Antonio Creek) of the Walker Creek Watershed.

Contact Information
Michelle Jones / Lisa Lee
State Water Resources Control Board, Financial Assistance
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : 916-341-6983 /916-327-9401

Location

Counties
Marin

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306, 15333
Reasons for Exemption
These Projects involve: 1) providing watershed education, 2) basic training in basic water quality tests, 3) assistance in bird studies, 4) maintaining rural planting sites, 5) planting with native plant species, and 6) monitoring plant survival rates over a 3 year period. In addition to the above activities, the Graham Ranch project will also involve monitoring 2 cross sections for changes in elevation.

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