Fish & Wildlife 5 (San Diego)
(California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5)
2017-2018 Batiquitos Lagoon Maintenance Dredging
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Maintenance dredging of Batiquitos Lagoon to remove sand from the flood shoal. Sand from the nearshore area is drawn into the lagoon by tidal action and forms the shoal. Shoal material has been tested and determined to be minimum 90% sand. Sand will be placed back on adjacent beaches, consistent with state and federal regulations. Dredging and redistribution will occur outside of avian nesting and grunion spawning seasons.