Torrance Henrietta Basin Wetlands Recovery Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017068328
Lead Agency
Coastal Conservancy, California State (California State Coastal Conservancy)
Document Title
Torrance Henrietta Basin Wetlands Recovery Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project will restore the southern portion of the Henrietta storm water runoff basin to increase the total wetland area of the basin to 4 acres. Community members and students will help with the removal of invasive species, debris and trash. The basin will also serve as an outdoor classroom and laboratory to nearby schools.

Contact Information
Kerstin Kalchmayr
California State Coastal Conservancy
1515 Clay Street, 10th floor
Oakland, CA 94612

(510) 286-4165

Location

Cities
Torrance
Counties
Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Henrietta Basin
Other Information
Henrietta Basin, a storm water and runoff basin, is located adjacent to where Henrietta and Spencer Street meet in the City of Torrance, south Santa Monica Bay.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15304, 15333, 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project is exempt under section 15304 as it involves revegetation and does not remove healthy, mature and scenic trees. Project is further exempt under section 15333 as it involves the revegetation of an area not greater than 5 acres in size. Project is also exempt under section 15306 as students will be collecting basic data that does not result in a major disturbance to an environmental resource.
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