Improving Habitat for the Southwestern Pond Turtle


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 5 (San Diego) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 5)
Document Title
Improving Habitat for the Southwestern Pond Turtle
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Three shallow ponds will be constructed along Cole Creek on the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve to improve habitat for the southerwestern pond turtle. The approximate size of each pool will be 1,500 square fee at the surface. Each pool will have three different primary depths, with approximately one-third 12 feet deed, one-third 6 feet deep and one-third 2.5 feet deep. The work will be completed using both an excavator and skidsteer.

Contact Information
Eddy Konno
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
78078 Country Club Drive, Suite 109
Burmuda Dunes, CA 92203

Phone : (760) 200-9174



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations to land, water, and vegetation on existing officially designated wildlife Management areas which results in the improvement of habitat for wildlife resources.

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