Friends of the Desert Mountains-Santa Rosa Mountains Tamarisk Removal Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017078195
Lead Agency
Coachella Valley Conservancy
Document Title
Friends of the Desert Mountains-Santa Rosa Mountains Tamarisk Removal Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project focuses on removing invasive species (tamarisk and fountain grass) from flowing streams, ephemeral streambeds, washes, and tributaries in or near canyons. The primary objective is to restore water sources and native vegetation to improve habitat for Peninsular bighorn sheep, and riparian birds.

Contact Information
Jim R. Karpiak
Coachella Valley Conservancy
73-710 Fred Waring Dr, Ste 112
Palm Desert, CA 92260

760-773-9698

Location

Cities
La Quinta
Counties
Riverside

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307
Reasons for Exemption
The restoration project is an action taken by regulatory agency as authorized by pub. resources code sec. 33602 to assure the maintenance, restoration, or enhancement of a natural resource where the regulatory process involves procedures for protection of the environment.
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