Lake Tahoe Invasive Warmwater Fish Population Reduction Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011038240
Lead Agency
Planning and Research, Office of (Office of Planning and Research)
Document Title
Lake Tahoe Invasive Warmwater Fish Population Reduction Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This is an invasive warmwater fish population reduction project designed to reduce the reproducing population of invasive warmwater fish in Lake Tahoe, CA. Active removal methods (electrofishing and gillnetting) will be used to remove fish prior to spawning in an effort to reduce the population of invasive warmwater fish in Lake Tahoe. Removal of invasive warmwater fish will enhance habitat for native and coldwater sport fishes already present in Lake Tahoe.

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

(916) 358-2845

Location

Cities
South Lake Tahoe
Counties
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307, Class 7
Reasons for Exemption
Proposed actions by regulatory agencies for protection of natural resources.
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