Hopper Creek Streambank Revegetation and Road Stabilization Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0379R3)

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Hopper Creek Streambank Revegetation and Road Stabilization Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0379R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Stream bed Alteration. Agreement number 1600-2018-0379-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Menston~ LLC, The project is limited to stabilizing approximately 31 near feet of stream bank using soil bio engineering. Himalayan blackberry will be removed from an approximately 620 square-foot area and. approximately 2 cubic ,yards of onsite soil will be used to fill in a beaver den (located at approximately ordinary high water) that collapsed during the 2017 storms. On top of the compacted soil layer, a series of 4 live willow pole brush layers and fabric encapsulated soil wrapped lifts will extend up the slope approximately 10 feet to top-of-bank at a slope of 1.5- 2:1, to match preexisting conditions. .

Contact Information

Garrett Allen
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Bay Delta Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Menston, LLC
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The project is located on the downstream right bank of Hopper Creek approximately 300 feet upstream of the confluence with Dry Creek; and the site Is adjacent to a Vineyard located at 5227 Big Ranch Road in the City and County of Napa.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 33, CCR, Title 14, § 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets the criteria for Categorical Exemption Class 331 section 15333 for small habitat restoration projects, because it is less than 5 acres and 500 linear feet size and because the project will use son bio engineering to repair an eroded stream bank, enhancing riparian habitat at the site.


Notice of Exemption

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