Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep EA: Research and Recovery Actions

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011064007
Lead Agency
National Park Service
Document Title
Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep EA: Research and Recovery Actions
Document Type
EA - Environmental Assessment
Received

Document Description
Note: Extended Review The NPS, in cooperation with DFG is proposing to conduct population monitoring, research, and translocations of federally endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis sierra) within Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Project activities are being proposed primarily to facilitate meeting the goals of the Recovery Plan for Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep (Recovery Plan), and to inform the development of a new Wilderness Stewardship Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (WSP/EIS) for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National parks.

Contact Information
Nancy Hendricks
National Park Service, Sequoia and Kings Canyon NPs
47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA

559 565 3102

Location

Counties
Tulare Fresno
Waterways
Kern-Kaweah Watershed
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Entire Project is in wilderness

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Research Study)
Local Action
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Cumulative Effects Vegetation Recreation/Parks Noise Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 6 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4 Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Fresno) Resources Agency State Lands Commission
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