Piedras Blancas Wetland Restoration

Summary

SCH Number
2014098248
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Piedras Blancas Wetland Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/16/2014

Document Description
Remove a barrier rock wall, a foundation for a former water tank, a water trough, a pump house and an existing water storage tank to located within or adjacent to a wetland located approximately 1 mile north of the Piedras Blancas Light Station at Heart San Simeon State Park to provide improved habitat for wildlife, restore natural and historic hydrologic function and restore the wetland to its original appearance and function. Work will use rubber-tired backhoe and truck, as well as hand power tools, to dismantle and remove structures. The wetland will be allowed to passively restore as plants encroach into the newly exposed areas.

Contact Information
Michael Walgren
California Department of Parks and Recreation
San Luis Obispo Coast District 750 Hearst Castle Road
San Simeon, CA 93452

Phone : (805) 610-1931

Location

Counties
San Luis Obispo
Other Location Info
Hearst San Simeon State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15333 - Class 4, 33
Reasons for Exemption
Minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy mature or scenic trees and is included as "resource management projects" in the Department of Park and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4. and projects not to exceed five acres in size to assure restoration of habitat.

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