Prospect Island Acquisition


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Prospect Island Acquisition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Department of Water Resource's acquisition of approximately 2/3rds (1300 acres) of Prospect Island from the US Bureau of Reclamation for the purpose of possible habitat restoration. DWR will obtain the land and maintain it under existing conditions until it develops a habitat restoration plan and CEQA analysis for that plan that would focus on providing additional habitat for native fishes and providing increased primary and secondary production for the Delta food web.

Contact Information
Dale Hoffman-Floerke
California Department of Water Resources
3500 Industrial Blvd.
West Sacramento, CA 95691

Phone : (916) 376-9700


Other Location Info
North Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 13, 25 - Class 4, 13 & 25
Reasons for Exemption
Project is exempt because it consists of a land transfer that will preserve existing natural conditions until a restoration project is identified (sec. 15325), it will result in minor alteration to land due to possible maintenance activities(sec 15304), and is for the potential to develop lands for wildlife conservation purposes (sec 15313).

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