Sacramento Valley Invasive Watersnake Eradication

Summary

SCH Number
2017058136
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
Sacramento Valley Invasive Watersnake Eradication
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/5/2017

Document Description
This project will utilize aquatic funnel traps and hand-capture to remove invasive, restricted (14 CCR 671) Nerodia watersnakes. The purpose of the project is to eradicate the invasive population from the environment for the protection of native fish and wildlife, special status species, and their habitats.

Contact Information
Valerie Cook Fletcher
CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
1416 Ninth Street, 12th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone : (916) 654-4267

Location

Cities
Folsom
Counties
El Dorado Sacramento San Joaquin
Waterways
Humbug, Willow Creeks, Lake Natoma, Folsom. Beal's Point, Folsom Lake SRA, Granite Bay,
Other Location Info
Humbug and Willow Creeks to the confluence with Lake Natoma, Folsom. Beal's Point, Folsom Lake SRA, Granite Bay. Irrigation Canal and surrounding, French Camp. Lower American River, Gold River to Sacramento.
Other Information
Lower American River, Gold River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR 15307
Reasons for Exemption
This project is for the elimination/control of an invasive, undesirable species for the protection of adjacent populations of special status reptiles, fishes, and their habitats. The project type is explicitly identified as an exempt action in 14 CCR 757 (c)(7)(C).
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