Gopher Canyon and Browns Canyon Habitat Mitigation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5 (CDFW)
Document Title
Gopher Canyon and Browns Canyon Habitat Mitigation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
SAA #1600-2014-0154-R5. The Applicant proposes to perform work in Gopher Canyon and the adjoining Browns Canyon as well perform ongoing maintenance in previous mitigation areas. Only ongoing maintenance will take place in the Central Mitigation Area also known as Area 7, and Areas 3, 4 and 5. New work in Gopher Canyon will take place in areas: 1, 2 and 6 Area 1 is the most upstream reach in Gopher Canyon, 0.67 miles from the park entrance at Browns Canyon Road, with Area 2 just downstream.

Contact Information

Paul edelman
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Los Angeles, Los Angeles, City of
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333, Class 33
Reasons for Exemption
Projects not to exceed five acres in size to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife provided that: a) There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare, or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065, b) There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed, and c) The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the efforts of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.

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