Water Resources, Department of
(California Department of Water Resources)
Skinner Fish Facility and Clifton Court Mowing
NOE - Notice of Exemption
DFD staff will remove all vegetation within the following areas: Clifton Court: Mow all areas along CCF maintenance roads as delineated in the attached maps (dam slope +20 ft); mow from the crown of the CC levee road to the crown of the adjacent road from seep 5 to the radial gates; mow a 20-ft swatch from crown of CC levee into the field, cutting over to the monitoring station a 20-ft swatch and mowing a 10-ft swath around the station. Fish Facility: Field areas between Byron Hwy and FF entry fence lines (south of canal only); three large fields on upstream and downstream of intake on both sides of Byron Hwy; fire break around the UC Davis building; field adjacent to the boat ramp closet to FF buildings. Access to the site is directly off Byron Hwy into the DWR ROW. The project is entirely within DWR ROW.
The State Water Project provides significant and important services to many Californians. This project is exempt b/c it involves routine maintenance activities. This project will not result in impacts to special status species or habitat. B/c this activity can be implemented w/o any significant environmental impacts, the exemption class 1 will be used for CEQA compliance.