Twitchell Island Rice Research Fields: Public Hunting and Access Improvements

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2009112084
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Twitchell Island Rice Research Fields: Public Hunting and Access Improvements
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received

Document Description
Install 8 prefabricated duck blinds, construct a 10' by 10' wooden observation deck platform and an informational kiosk, and designate an unpaved parking area at the Rice Research Field located on central Twitchell Island in the West Delta. Allow public access and use of these facilities and lands during existing hunting seasons for various waterfowl and upland game species. Additional public access times for wildlife viewing and interpretation of research activities will also be provided.

Contact Information
Doug Rischbieter
California Department of Water Resources
3500 Industrial Boulevard
West Sacramento, CA 95691-6521

916-376-9791

Location

Coordinates
38°5'48.5"N 121°39'8"W
Cities
Rio Vista
Counties
Solano Sacramento
Cross Streets
Twitchell Island Ferry Rd
Zip
94571
Total Acres
190
Parcel #
various
State Highways
12, 160
Waterways
San Joaquin River

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California Department of Water Resources
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
DWR Division of Environmental Services 3500 Industrial Blvd. W. Sacramento, CA 95691

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
No
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
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