Merced Falls Enhancement Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0285-R4)

Summary

SCH Number
2018058191
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
Merced Falls Enhancement Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2017-0285-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Streambed Alteration Agreement Number 1600-2017-0285-R4, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Sierra Foothill Conservancy. The project includes activities related to the restoration and vegetative enhancement of approximately 1.1 acre of riparian habitat along the northern bank and floodplain of the Merced River. Project activities will include the removal of nonnative vegetation and the installation of irrigation and native riparian trees and understory vegetation.

Contact Information
Bonna Newell
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4
1234 East Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710

559 243-4014

Location

Cities
Merced
Counties
Mariposa
Waterways
Lake McClure, Merced River
Township
5S
Range
15E
Section
NW 1/4
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 33 - S:15333
Reasons for Exemption
Restoration of a disturbed area under five acres in size, to revegetate and enhance a riparian area using native species and primarily hand labor and hand tools
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