Palo Verde Ecological Reserve Phase 9 & 10


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
Palo Verde Ecological Reserve Phase 9 & 10
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to comply with the LCR MSCP and CESA mitigation requirements by creating and maintaining the honey mesquite land cover type for covered species in Reaches 3-6 of the LCR in California.

Contact Information

Richard Kim
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Inland Deserts Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Located in Riverside County in the City of Blythe. Directly west of the Colorado River and North of 10th Ave. The Western border is marked by a concrete lined irrigation canal.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15307, Class 7
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt from CEQA because it is an action taken by a regulatory agency for the protection of natural resources. This is a restoration project that will involve the planting of mesquite trees to support the recovery of several covered species under the Lower Colorado River Multi Species Conservation Plan.


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