West Campus Bluffs Vernal Pool Enhancement Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, Santa Barbara
Document Title
West Campus Bluffs Vernal Pool Enhancement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The UC Santa Barbara's Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (CCBER) is proposing to restore a 14,580 square foot vernal pool wetland on West Campus Bluffs. The vernal pool restoration project includes enhancement to 300 linear feet of a public access trail. Approximately 12,224 square feet of the vernal pool restoration would serve as off-site mitigation for permanent impacts resulting from a private housing development in the adjacent town of Isla Vista.

Contact Information
Shari Hammond
University of California, Santa Barbara
Office of Campus Planning & Design
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 1030

(805) 893-3796


Santa Barbara
Other Location Info
University of California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301 - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project would enhance vernal pool wetland habitat on UC Santa Barbara's West Campus Bluff's and is well under fire acres in size qualifying it for exemption under Section 15333, Small Habitat Restoration Projects.
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