Coastal Conservancy, California State
(California State Coastal Conservancy)
Elk River Recovery Assessment
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Preparation of a Recovery Assessment for the Elk River watershed of Humboldt Bay. The Assessment will identify the desired geomorphic sediment, hydrologic, water quality, and habitat conditions for the watershed, as defined by the project team, the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, and a Technical Advisory Committee. The Assessment will recommend a suite of feasible implementation actions, supported by the appropriate modeling, data analysis, and peer review, which will place Elk River on a trajectory to recovery.
The project invovles only data gathering, planning and environmental analysis for possible that have not yet been authorized or approved by the conservancy or another agency, and basic data collection and resource evaluation activities which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.