Stock Pond Dam Removal and Landform Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Stock Pond Dam Removal and Landform Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove nine non-functioning manmade stock ponds and associated earthen dams/spillways and restore original landforms in Henry W. Coe State Park to eliminate erosion of dam materials downstream and to re-establish natural hydrological processes. Excavate earthen dams/spillways up to 209 feet long by 90 feet high by 17 feet wide using heavy equipment, such as bulldozers. Use excavated earth from dams/spillways to recontour the original stream channel and surrounding natural topography and fill exisitng erosion gullies at the nine sites, each up to .8 acres in size.

Contact Information

Jill Poudrette
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Other Location Info
Henry W Coe State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304. 15333 - Class 4 & 33
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, scenic, mature trees and consists of restoration that does not exceed five acres in size for plant and wildlife habitat and is included as "resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreations list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.

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