Moleworth Channel Vegetation Removal (Streambed Alteration Agreement #1600-2014-R2)

Summary

SCH Number
2014048071
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
Moleworth Channel Vegetation Removal (Streambed Alteration Agreement #1600-2014-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project consits of vegetation removal within Molesworth Channel to channel capacity in order to protect a National Register of Historic Places archaeological site from continued erosion. During rain events, water flowing through the Molesworth Channel deflects around several trees that have become established in the bed of the channel causing eddies to form. This deflection scours the bank of the channel in several locations and causes the bank to slough off leaving Native American artifacts exposed.

Contact Information
Sandra Jacks
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2
Northern Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

916 358-2916

Location

Counties
Lake
Other Location Info
Lower Lake

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301(c)
Reasons for Exemption
This is a maintenance project to maintain flow capacity of the channel.
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