Lower Merced River Stewardship Program (Amendment to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2016-0068-R4)

Summary

SCH Number
2018078485
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 4 (Fresno) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 4)
Document Title
Lower Merced River Stewardship Program (Amendment to Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2016-0068-R4)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/27/2018

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed an Amendment to Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2016-0068-R4, issued to the East Merced Resource Conservation District. The Project includes routine, reoccurring maintenance activities in the Merced River to restore and improve mixed riparian forest and oak sycamore habitats within the river system as well as to decrease erosion, foster sediment deposition, slow flow velocity along the bank, and stabilize failing banks. The amendment includes modifications to how and when voluntary vegetation planting activities will occur.

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

Phone : 559 243-4014 ext. 259

Location

Coordinates
37°31'22.01N"N 120°19'47.04W"W
Counties
Merced
Waterways
Merced River, Merced Falls, San Joaquin River

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 4; S: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves routine maintenance activities to land and vegetation that will not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. The Project will have no significant environmental impacts with implementation of the protective features contained in Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2016-0068-R4.
Download CSV New Search