Vallecitos Water District Riparian Mitigation at Rancho La Costa


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #5
Document Title
Vallecitos Water District Riparian Mitigation at Rancho La Costa
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
CDFG is intending to execute a Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code (SAA # 1600-2009-0239-R5) to the project applicant, Vallecitos Water District. The project will serve as mitigation for an earlier unauthorized clearing of riparian vegetation by the Applicant at a different site. The goal of the enhancement project is to reduce the cover of the nonnative plant species mechanically and using herbicides in an approximately 2.3-acre area, and to plant native willows (Salix spp.) in the area. Enhancement activities and long-term management will be performed by the Center for natural Lands Management.

Contact Information
Meredith Osborne
California Department of Fish and Game
South Coast Region 4949 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone : (858) 386-2724


San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Class 4 Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project involves the removal of above-ground structures only of invasive, non-native plants and replanting with native willow cutting. This Streambed Alteration Agreement does not authorize any substantial impacts to the solid or native plants and animals.

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