Four Seasons HOA Stream Management (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2015-0071-R2)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
Four Seasons HOA Stream Management (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2015-0071-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued a major amendment to Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2015-0071-R2, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Fallen Leaf Tree Management. The project is limited to use of hand tools and manual labor to remove excessive emergency aquatic vegetation from the center twenty feet of the stream channel and other accumulated debris including dead trees, and human rubbish from within the stream channel that is impeding storm water flows within the stream. The amendment authorizes the use of a mini excavator with a masticating head to remove a blackberry thicket, and the use of herbicide to treat any blackberry sprouts following the removal.

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

Phone : (916) 358-2955


38°37'54.35"N 121°4'33.48"W
El Dorado
Carson Creek

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project is intended to improve storm water flows and improve habitat within the unnamed creek, through hand removal of excess emergenct aquatic vegetation dead or down trees, and miscellaneous human deposited refuse. It is exempt under Class 1 because it proposes the maintenance of an existing feature. Under Class 4, it consists of minor alteration of land without removal any healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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