Foxwhelp Farms Bank Stabilization


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 3 (Napa) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3)
Document Title
Foxwhelp Farms Bank Stabilization
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Project is limited to the stabilization of an approximately 140-foot long, 8-foot high, 8-foot wide section of stream bank that is currently eroding towards a structure. The project will utilize 1/2-tonsize class rock slope protection to rebuild a slope of 1.7:1 that will be planted with native tree species. A track-mounted excavator will be operated at the top of bank to excavate a footing trench and place rock. During stabilization operations at least two car bodies will be removed from the stream bank and disposed of at an appropriate facility. Dewatering may occur and two trees will be removed as part of the Project. Issuance of a Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2014-0266-3 is pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 1602.

Contact Information
Adam McKannay
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3
7329 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558




Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15333, Class 33
Reasons for Exemption
Small habitat restoration to limit sedimentation using bioengineering techniques.
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