Alton North Conservation Bank Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 (North Coast), Santa Rosa
Document Title
Alton North Conservation Bank Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of the Alton North Conservation Bank (Project) is the construction and enhancement of wetlands to provide habitat, for endangered plant species Burke's goldfields (Lasthenia burkei) and Sonoma sunshine (Biennosperma bakeri). Approximately 7.31 acres of vernal pool habitat will be constructed on a 23.0 acre parcel. Of this total, approximately 6.12 acres will be created habitat; the remaining habitat will be produced by enhancing existing seasonal wetland swales and modifying some of the existing depressional features within them.

Contact Information

Stephen Bargsten
Agency Name
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 1 (North Coast), Sa
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Rosa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes.

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