Butano Marsh Sandbag Dam


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Butano Marsh Sandbag Dam
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install a temporary sandbag dam located underneath or adjacent to an existing footbridge over Butano Channel at Pescadero State Beach to control outflow and slow the entry of anoxic water into the laoon during breach events to prevent and/or reduce year 2017 mortalities from fish fill in Pescadero Marsh. The structure will be non-permanent and will be constructed out of materials that will allow for both rapid construction during the summer and the possibility of partial removal during winter, post breach.

Contact Information

Teri Crawford
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Pescadero State Beach

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304 - Class 3 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
Construction and location of new small facilities and the minor public alteration in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agribultural purposes, included as "Resource management projects" and in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list if exempt activities, in accordance wih CCR 15300.4.

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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