Arcade Creek Watershed Management Project - Maintenance/Removal of Invasive Plant Species SAA #1600-2008-0328-R3

Summary

SCH Number
2010098204
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
Arcade Creek Watershed Management Project - Maintenance/Removal of Invasive Plant Species SAA #1600-2008-0328-R3
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Removal of nononative invasive plant species (e.g., red sesbania, giant reed, black locust, tree-of-heaven). Removal methods include manual removal (e.g., chain saws, weed wrenches, light-enhibiting material), mechanical removal (e.g., string trimmer), and chemical removal (e.g., herbicide). Herbicide application may include foliar spray, cut-stump and paint, and/or stem injection with appropriate formualtions (e.g., aquatic) of glyphosate, imazapyr, and/or triclopyr). Maintenance and removal of nonnative invasive plant species will improve wildlife and fish habitat, reduce localized flooding, and reduce vegetation fire fuel loads.

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

(916) 983-6920

Location

Cities
Sacramento
Counties
Sacramento

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(i) - Class 1
Reasons for Exemption
Employing environmental protection measures described in the "Invasive Plant Species Control and Management Plan for Arcade Creek, Sacramento, County, California" (2008) reduces the reasonable possibility that the activity will have environmental impacts due to unusual circumstances.
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