Amendment No. 2 to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2012-0187-R4; Steelhead Monitoring Plan and Chinook Salmon Collections and Transportation

Summary

SCH Number
2015018100
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
Amendment No. 2 to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2012-0187-R4; Steelhead Monitoring Plan and Chinook Salmon Collections and Transportation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/15/2015

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is issuing Amendment No. 2 to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2012-0187-R4. The Amendment is limited to the following changes in study activities: * Weir-style traps with wing walls composed of wood or metal may be used in addition to fyke nets for trap and haul activities. * Trap and haul activities will be conducted until May for fall-run and until June for spring-run Chinooksalmon * Adult salmon will be held in holding pens below Friant Dam for a limited time until a suitable male is collected. * A maximum of 30 single-channel receivers will be placed into the San Joaquin River between Friant Dam and Merced River confluence and may remain in river year-round.

Contact Information
Benessa Espino
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

Phone : 559 243-4014 x274

Location

Counties
Fresno Madera Merced Stanislaus

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306, Class 6
Reasons for Exemption
Monitoring and trap and haul activities to evaluate success of trap and haul methods and evaluate spawning locations selected by CHinook salmon.
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