The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Lake and Stream bed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0103-R3, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, Nadia Hamey, Registered Professional Forester, representing Sempervirens Fund. The project is limited to temporary skid trail crossing and abandoned crossing construction at map points S8, S9, S10, S15 and S17; temporary and permanent seasonal road crossing construction at map points R14, R18, R28, R29, R30, R31 , R32, R33, R35, R36 and R42; water drafting from an offsite pond; and the Accelerated Wood Recruitment project as denoted in the approved 1-19-00043 SCR "Big Jim" Timber Harvest Plan (THP).
The project is located on Big Creek, Little Creek, Jim Creek, San Vicente Creek and their associated tributaries, and an off-site spring fed pond, County of Santa Cruz; Portions of San Vicente Rancho, T9S & 10S, R3W, USGS map Davenport, MDB&M; APNs: 063-07-101 , 080-01-114, 080-01-109, 080-01-112, 080-01-103, 080-01-106.
Notice of Determination
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Approving Agency Role
Final Environmental Document Available at
The final environmental impact report prepared for the project is available to the general public at the office location listed above for the Lead Agency. CDFW's record of project approval as Responsible Agency is available at CDFW's regional office.
(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA