Amphibian Restoration in High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems

Summary

SCH Number
2010088143
Lead Agency
Fish & Game #2
Document Title
Amphibian Restoration in High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/9/2010

Document Description
This is a habitat restoration project for native amphibians identified and approved in CA Dept. of Fish and Game Aquatic Biodiversity Management Plans. Fish and Game will remove non-native trout populations in selected waters by netting and electrofishing and reintroduce Sierra Nevada mountain yellow-legged frogs (Rana sierrae) into fishless habitats. Aquatic species directly benefited include Sierra Nevada mountain yellow-legged frogs, Long-toed salamanders (Ambystoma macrodactylum) and Pacific treefrogs (Pseudacris regilla). Other native food web species will also benefit (i.e. birds, intertebrates, snakes.

Contact Information
Mitch Lockhart
California Department of Fish and Game
North Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2913

Location

Counties
Alpine El Dorado Nevada

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307
Reasons for Exemption
Proposed 'actions by regulatory agencies for protection of natural resources' projects under California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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