Streambed Alteration Agreement Concerning The Native Plant Installation & Removal of Invasive Plants in Carbon Canyon Creek

Summary

SCH Number
2010118217
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
Streambed Alteration Agreement Concerning The Native Plant Installation & Removal of Invasive Plants in Carbon Canyon Creek
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project is limited to removal of exotic plant species including giant reed (Arundo donax) and installation of native riparian plants. The purpose is to re-establish the native vegetation and habitat quality within Caltrans right-of-way along State Route (SR) 142. The current project area consists primarily of chaparral, riparian oak and walnut woodland plant communities. The adjacent hills and portions of the project are dominated by non-native plant species, including giant reed (Arundo) and non-native grasses. The project is a beautification and environmental enhancement project being conducted by Permittee in cooperation with the Santa Ana Watershed Association (SAWA) to restore native habitat damaged in the 2008 Complex Fire. SAA #1600-2010-0267-R5.

Contact Information
Tim Dillingham
California Department of Fish and Game
South Coast Region 4949 Viewridge Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 467-4250

Location

Counties
San Bernardino Orange
Other Location Info
Carbon Canyon Creek along State Rout 142, east of Olinda Drive to San Bernardino County Line in Orange County (Post Mile 4.2-6.35)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333 - Class 33
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of habitat restoration with native vegetation.
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