Andree Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance and Habitat Restoration Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Santa Barbara, City of (City of Santa Barbara)
Document Title
Andree Clark Bird Refuge Vegetation Maintenance and Habitat Restoration Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

Document Description
Proposal to remove 0.86 acres of marsh vegetation from Andree Clark Bird Refuge and restore 0.86 acres of wetland habitat at the Bird Refuge, and remove silt and vegetation from a grouted sandstone culvert along Old Coast Highway and from a concrete culvert entering the Bird Refuge from the north, for a total of 0.07 acres from the culverts. Maintenance activities would occur over a five-year period to keep the affected locations free of marsh vegetation. The restoration consists of 1:1 replacement of brackish marsh wetland habitat in various locations around the Bird Refuge. The purpose of the project is to restore water flow and conveyance in the lake and culverts to reduce mosquito production and flooding, improve water quality and limit eutrophiciation and resulting odors. The project would also protect the diversity of habitats at the Bird Refuge.

Contact Information
Kathy Frye
City of Santa Barbara, Parks & Recreation Department
P.O. Box 1990
Santa Barbara, CA 93102

805 897 1976


34°25'20.3"N 119°39'45.5"W
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
E. Cabrillo Blvd x Los Patos Way; Park Place x Old Coast Hwy
Total Acres
42; 7.77
Parcel #
017-382-001; 017-381-001
State Highways
Hwy 101, 1, 225, 192
Cleveland ES
Pacific Ocean, Sycamore Crk, Mission Crk, Laguna Crk

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Recreational (removal of marsh vegetation within park lake)
Local Action
Local Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Landuse Wetland/Riparian Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Solid Waste Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Sewer Capacity Septic System Schools/Universities Recreation/Parks Public Services Population/Housing Balance Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Flood Plain/Flooding Drainage/Absorption Coastal Zone Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual
Reviewing Agencies
California Coastal Commission California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Caltrans, District 5 Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Office of Historic Preservation Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 3 Resources Agency
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