Lower Yolo Restoration Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0300-R3)

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Summary

SCH Number
2011032001
Lead Agency
Westlands Water District
Document Title
Lower Yolo Restoration Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0300-R3)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
8/4/2020
Project Applicant
Westlands Water District

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0300-R3, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Westlands Water District, as represented by Jose Gutierrez. The Lower Yolo Restoration Project will restore up to 1,671 acres of tidal wetlands in Yolo County, California. The purpose of the Project is to enhance regional food web productivity and provide rearing habitat for native fish species, including juvenile salmonids and Delta Smelt. Project activities include the restoration of tidal marshes through the removal and relocation of existing water control infrastructure elements, grading lands to facilitate establishment of intertidal wetlands, removing irrigation and grazing, and excavating new tidal channels.

Contact Information
Devin Vlach
Department of Fish and Wildlife
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 94534

Phone : (209) 234-3439

Location

Counties
Yolo
Other Location Info
The Project is located in the Sacramento River Delta at the southern end of the Yolo Bypass near Cache Slough, in Yolo County, State of California, Latitude 38.37243887, Longitude -121.6938111, Sections 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 29, 30, and 31, Township 6N, Ranges 2E and 3E, U.S. Geographical Survey (USGS) map Liberty Island 7.5’.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The final environmental impact report prepared for the project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW’s record of project approval as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW’s regional office.

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes

Attachments

Notice of Determination
2011032001_Lower Yolo Restoration Project   PDF 142 K

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