Pescadero Creek Large Woody Debris (LWD) Habitat Enhancement

Summary

SCH Number
2018088271
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Pescadero Creek Large Woody Debris (LWD) Habitat Enhancement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/14/2018

Document Description
The purpose of this project is to implement wood loading in streams located within the boundaries of Portola Redwoods State Park identified as wood deficient to support the recovery of endangered Central California Coast (CCC) coho salmon and CCC steelhead. Work Will: - Use a skidder, log line, and blocks to uproot trees; - Use chainsaws and Pulaski axes to roots and branches; - Use winches and small excavator to facilitate the relocation of trees into the channel; and - If needed, repack destabilized sediment.

Contact Information
Sheila Branon
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (831) 335-6385

Location

Counties
Santa Cruz
Other Information
Portola Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 4 / 33 S: 15304 / 15333
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor public alterations in the conditions of land, water, and/or vegetation and projects not to exceed five acres in size to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife, included as "Resource Management Projects" and "Stream or bank restoration to benefit native fish or amphibian habitat" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4
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