Stanislaus River Channel and Floodplain Salmon Habitat Rehabilitation Project, Stanislaus County

Summary

SCH Number
2018038265
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley), Redding
Document Title
Stanislaus River Channel and Floodplain Salmon Habitat Rehabilitation Project, Stanislaus County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project will rehabilitate aquatic habitat for the benefit of salmon in a segment of the Stanislaus River. Accumulated sediment will be removed from side channels, and clean spawning gravel will be added to riffles in the main river channel. Disturbed floodplain areas will be stabilized with native vegetation. The project is expected to enhance salmon spawning and rearing success.

Contact Information
Guy F. Chetelat
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 5 (Central Valley),
364 Knollcrest Drive, Suite 205
Redding, CA 96002

(530) 224-4997

Location

Coordinates
37°46'52.20"N 120°50'13.60"W
Counties
Stanislaus
Waterways
Stanislaus River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15333
Reasons for Exemption
It is a restoration project less than 5 acres in size for the benefit of fish and wildlife. The project will rehabilitate side channel and riffle habitat in the Stanislaus River for salmon spawning and rearing. No compensatory mitigation is required.
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