Agreement No. 2008-0119-R4; Keyser Vegetation Management


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #4
Document Title
Agreement No. 2008-0119-R4; Keyser Vegetation Management
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Vegetation management. Vegetation and debris jams in the stream channel will be removed to enhance stream flow through the site. Small trees growing in the stream bed will be cut at or above ground level and may be treated with an herbicide, though no trees greater than six (6) inches diameter at breast height (DBH) would be removed. Trees growing along the streambed will be trimmed of horizontal branches to a height of six to eight feet, leaving a canopy over the stream to shade the stream. Invasive species such as Cape ivy will be removed from the site, bagged, and disposed of at a landfill. All pruning will be done by crews using hand tools including chainsaws. Willow cuttings will be planted at specific locations throughout the site to stabilize the Streambank. All work will be conducted when the streambed is dry and devoid of water.

Contact Information
Mike Hill
California Department of Fish and Game
San Joaquin Valley / Southern Sierra Region 1234 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : (805) 594-6141


Morro Bay
San Luis Obispo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Article19, Section15304
Reasons for Exemption
Continued: (Minor Alteration of Land). This Project is needed to enhance flow through the Project site to reduce erosion and sediment deposition within Morro Creek and downstream waters. The project will have a minor impact to land that will be beneficial to existing fish and wildlife resources at and around the project site. The project will have no significant environmental impacts if completed under the protective features included in Stream Alteration Agreement No. 2008-0119-R4

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