Bernstein Trust for Public Land Crossings and Culvert Removal (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0413-R1)

Summary

SCH Number
2018088344
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1E (Eureka) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E)
Document Title
Bernstein Trust for Public Land Crossings and Culvert Removal (Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0413-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/17/2018

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0413-R1, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to The Trust for Public Lands, represented by John Bernstein. The project is limited to 71 encroachments. All work is related to the removal and decommissioning of crossings. This includes the removal of 47 culverts, stabilization of 22 fords, and the placement and removal of two temporary crossings. All work may include excavation of fill to the natural gradient of the watercourse, and laying back banks to a 2:1 or greater gradient.

Contact Information
Daniel Harrington
Department of Fish and Wildlife
619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 964-7683

Location

Coordinates
39.53999°'"N 120.03637°'"W
Counties
Mendocino
Township
19N
Range
11W
Section
1, 2,3
Other Location Info
covers approx 3,000 acres approx 16 miles north-northeast of Potter Valley, off of Forest Rd 20N04, on lands west of Elk Creek

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333 , 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project removes stream crossings and stabilizes them in order to restore streams to a natural state. The project footprint does not exceed five acres, and there would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065. This minor alteration does not remove mature, scenic trees.
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