Branagh Pond and Channel Enhancement (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2018-0311-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Branagh Pond and Channel Enhancement (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2018-0311-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0311-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Andrew Branagh. In response to a Notice of Violation, the project will enhance approximately 450 feet of the main channel, an onstream pond, and 175 linear feet of a secondary channel with willow-stake dams to slow flows and create habitat suitable for California red-legged frog. The project will include construction of an upstream basin, two downstream basins, a roadway basin and swale to convey flows to collect sediment and convey flows from the channel to the pond. The channels and pond will be vegetated with native wetland species, and upland areas will be seeded with native grasses. A wooden bridge will be constructed over the main channel and inlet into the pond.

Contact Information

Jennifer Rippert
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Andrew Branagh
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Contra Costa
Cross Streets
6001 Alhambra Valley Road
Parcel #
365-020-030, 365-020-046

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15321
Reasons for Exemption
Construction of an accessory structure and restoration activities prescribed by regulatory agency.


Notice of Exemption

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