Hambright Creek Restoration (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0351-R2)

Summary

SCH Number
2017118321
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
Hambright Creek Restoration (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0351-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
CDFW has executed Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0351-R2, pursuant to section 1602 of the fish and game code to Raul A. Zarate. The project is limited to removal of invasive, non-native vegetation, primarily giant cane, and tamarisk from the bed and banks of Hambright Creek from approx the County Road FF crossing of the creek downstream to the county Road G crossing. The vegetation will be removed using power hand tools and will be removed to a location outside of the streambed for disposal. An herbicide registered in the state of CA, appropriate for this use, will be applied to fresh cut stumps of tamarisk and cane to minimize the issue of resprouting. Additionally, accumulated debris from the stream channel will be removed to allow the return of normal flows within the creek; sand, and aggregate will be side-cast onto the top of the banks of the creek while anthropogenic and vegetative debris will be removed for proper disposal.

Contact Information
Bob Hosea
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2
Northern Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

916-358-1124

Location

Counties
Glenn

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15333
Reasons for Exemption
This is a small project running along Hambright Creek with the intention to restore the natural conditions of the creek through removal of stands of invasive, non-native vegetation and some accumulated anthropogenic debris and downed trees. The total acreage is less than 5 acres including both banks of the creek and the stream channel/bed.
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