Department of Fish and Wildlife Wildlife Corridor Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019110528
Lead Agency
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Document Title
Department of Fish and Wildlife Wildlife Corridor Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
11/26/2019

Document Description
To plant and establish 0.5 acres of native floodplain meadow in the Demonstration Area; to plant native riparian plants on eight abandoned railroad trestle mounds and establish 22 acres of floodplain meadow in the Northern Area; and to plant and establish 3 acres of native floodplain meadow in the Southern Area.

Contact Information
James Herota
Central Valley Flood Protection Board
3310 El Camino Avenue, Suite 170
Sacramento, CA 95821

Phone : (916) 574-0651

Location

Cities
West Sacramento
Counties
Yolo
Other Location Info
To restore native riparian habitat at three locations within the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area (YBWA) including the: Demonstration Area; Northern Corridor; and Southern Corridor.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Board staff has determined the project is exempt from CEQA under the Class 4, Minor Alterations to Land categorical exemption (CEQA Guidelines§ 15304), because the proposed activity consists of habitat restoration that provides wildlife corridors for flood escape located on existing officially designated wildlife management areas. Further, none of the exceptions to the exemption in CEQA Guidelines § 15300.2 apply.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019110528 Corridor Project   PDF 510 K

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