Research on Hydropower Effects on an Amphinian Species of Special Concern

Summary

SCH Number
2010098039
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Research on Hydropower Effects on an Amphinian Species of Special Concern
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The purpose of this amendment is to reallocate funds between tasks and to add the standard budget reallocation provision. The purpose of this research is to model the effect of varying flows on the early life stages of the foothill yellow-legged frog, a species of special concern. This project is assessing (1) the transferability of existing habitat suitability criteria to different streams and river, (2) the sensitivity of these criteria when applies in 2-D modeling, and (3) the applicability of various in-stream flow assessment methods to the foothill yellow-legged frog.

Contact Information
Joe O'Hagan
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 653-1651

Location

Cities
Davis
Counties
Yolo
Cross Streets
One Shields Avenue

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Basic date collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities that do not result in major distrubances to an environmental resource.
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