Amphibian Restoration in High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
Amphibian Restoration in High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystems
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

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

(916) 358-2913


Nevada El Dorado Alpine

Notice of Exemption

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