Whittler Channel Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Whittler Channel Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will collaborate with a number of schools and non-profit organizations to engage local students and community members in habitat restoration activities of the 415 foot Whittier storm drain channel. Activities include: planting and irrigating native riparian, wetlands seedlings, and managing and controlling non-natives.

Contact Information

Kerstin Kalchmayr
Agency Name
California State Coastal Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Other Information
Whittier Stormdrain channel on University of California Santa Barbara North Campus, along Whittier Drive, west of Stroke Road.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The project is categorically exempt under Section 15333, small habitat restoration projects, because it involves revegetation of disturbed area that does not exceed 5 acres in size; will have no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to Section 15065; does not disturb or remove any hazardous materials at or around the proposed project site.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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