Panorama Vista Preserve: Kern River Riparian Restoration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Natural Resources Agency, California (California Natural Resources Agency)
Document Title
Panorama Vista Preserve: Kern River Riparian Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
City of Bakersfield

Document Description
Restoration of approx. 300 acres along the Kern River with appropriate California native riparian plants in barren areas. Includes the installation of irrig. system to sustain 45,000 trees and plants, and placement of interpretive signage for educ. purposes. Prior to installation, a pre-restoration and planting plan will created.

Contact Information
Cristelle Taillon
California Natural Resources Agency
1416 Ninth St Ste 1310
Sacramento, 95814

Phone : (916) 651-7593


Other Location Info
Generally located on both sides of the Kern River, north of the Panorama Bluffs and east of Manor Street.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves new landscaping, irrigation installation an removal of dead trees due to the reduction in water levels associated with the Lake Isabella Dam retrofit. These actions involve minor alterations to land without removing scenic trees, and results in a beneficial impact.


Notice of Exemption
2019038452   PDF 120 K

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