Crane Flat Forest and Meadow Habitat Improvement Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011088018
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley)
Document Title
Crane Flat Forest and Meadow Habitat Improvement Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/1/2011

Document Description
The project will remove a 2500-foot long portion of abandoned railroad grade that includes a 400-foot section bisecting Crane Flat meadow. The project will restore approximately 0.75 acres of wetland habitat by removing approximately 1000 cubic yards of imported fill material and 300 cubic yards of asphalt from the elevated portion of the railroad grade and reestablishing the original topography of the meadow.

Contact Information
Debra Mahnke
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley)
1685 E Street
Fresno, CA 93706

Phone : (559) 445-6281

Location

Counties
Madera Mariposa Tuolumne
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Crane Flat Meadow, Yosemite National Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C:33;S:15333
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt pursuant to section 15333 of the CEQA Guidelines. The project is a Class 33 exemption, Small Habitat Restoration Project, as it is less than five acres and involves the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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