The project will reconstruct a failing crossing at Dark Gulch creek on Old Haul Road to establish a stable, safe crossing that prevents current and future excess sediment delivery downstream to Pescadero Creek, which is impaired by excess sediment for listed populations of coho salmon and native steel head trout.
On Old Haul Road in Pescadero Creek County Park at the Dark Gulch creek crossing.
Notice of Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 33, 15333; Class 02, 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Class 33. Small Habitat Restoration: Project directly enhances critical habitat for protected fish and frog species by preventing current and future excess sediment delivery to the creek network. Project size is <5 acres.
Class 02. Replacement or Reconstruction: The reconstructed Dark Gulch crossing will serve same purpose and capacity on Old Haul Road as the existing, failing crossing.