Big Sur River Ruparian Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Big Sur River Ruparian Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Restore an approximately 900' section of the recently flooded Big Sur Riverbank at Andrew Molera State Park to protect the area from further erosion and improve habitat for native species. Work will: -Plant approximately 300-arroyo willow, Sitka willow, and black cottonwood pole cuttings; -Install approximately 20 sprinklers, elevated on 2' high poles; -Install approximately 1000' of post and cable fencing; -If post and cable fencing is not sufficient, install approximately 1000' of 4' high wrapped galvanized field fence adhered to 2" wide metal t-posts pounded into the ground and spaced every 8';and - Excavate ten(10) 8"x8"x24" holes along the trail to install five (5) 4' high regulatory/safety signs, use 2 - 4x4 redwood posts per sign, to notify visitors of the closed restoration area.

Contact Information

Jill Poudrette
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation Monterey District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Information
Andrew Molera State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C:3,4,33 S:15303,15304,15333
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the construction and location of limited numbers of new, small structures included as "fencing" and "signs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR 15330.4; the minor alteration in the condition of land and/or vegetation that does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and the maintenance, restoration, enhancement or protection of habitat for plants and wildlife in an area less than 4 acres in size.

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