Viola McBride Education Trust South Fork Bear River Stream Crossings (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0434-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 1E (Eureka) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1E)
Document Title
Viola McBride Education Trust South Fork Bear River Stream Crossings (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0434-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Daniel G. Cahoon

Document Description
The project is limited to 3 encroachments (Table 1). The 3 proposed encroachments are to replace the existing structures. Work for these encroachments will include excavation, removal of the failing culverts, replacement with new properly sized culverts, back-filling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion.

Contact Information
Christine Hahn Vertical
Department of Fish and Wildlife
619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 441-2019


Other Location Info
The project to be completed is located within the Mattole River watershed, approximately 7 miles north east of the town of Petrolia, County of Humboldt, State of California. The project is located in Section 36, T1N, R2W, Humboldt Base and Meridian; in the Taylor Peak U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute quadrangle; Assessor's Parcel Number 102-092-001; latitude 40.422859 N and longitude -124.247236 W at the first crossing

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project replaces a existing culverts with an appropriately sized culvert for 3 road points of a Natural Resource Conservation Service, VMET Project. The new structure will be located on the same site as the structure replaced and will have substantially the same purpose and capacity as the structure replaced. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15302. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project would not constitute an expansion of use.


Notice of Exemption
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