City of Eureka Elk River Estuary/Inter-Tidal Wetlands Enhancement and Coastal Access Project

4 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2017082048
Lead Agency
Eureka, City of (City of Eureka)
Document Title
City of Eureka Elk River Estuary/Inter-Tidal Wetlands Enhancement and Coastal Access Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
NR, PQP and AC/NR and A

Document Description
The city of Eureka proposes to restore and enhance estuary and inter-tidal wetland habitats on approx 114 acres adjacent to Elk River. The project would enhance and restore approx: 78 acres of salt marsh, 13 acres of riparian habitat, and 13 acres of inter-tidal channels, which may provide nearly ten acres of valuable Eelgrass (Zostera marina) habitat. The city also proposes to enhance public access to Elk River and Humboldt Bay with an approx 1 mile extension of its Class 1 ADA Waterfront Trail, and the construction of a non-motorized boat launch, several causeways and viewing platforms, and a trail head parking area off Tooby Rd. The project may also create approx 2.8 miles of navigable channels connected to Elk River Slough.

Contact Information
Kristen M Goetz
City of Eureka
531 K Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 441-4166

Location

Coordinates
40°45'8.31"N 124°11'44.7"W
Cities
Eureka
Counties
Humboldt
Cross Streets
Pound Rd and Tooby Rd
Zip
95503
Total Acres
114
Parcel #
various
State Highways
101
Railways
NWPRR
Airports
Samoa
Waterways
Humboldt Bay
Township
4N
Range
1W
Section
4

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (wetland enhancement and coastal access)
Local Action
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Coastal Zone Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Transportation Projects California Coastal Commission California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways California Department of Transportation, District 1 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California Public Utilities Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, North Coast Region 1 California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Region Resources Agency

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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