Palo Verde Ecological Reserve Phase 9 & 10


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 6 - Inland Deserts, Ontario (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 )
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
Department of Fish and Wildlife Inland Deserts Region
3602 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite C-220
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone : (760) 922-6783


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.


Notice of Exemption
2019120189 NOE_PVER Phase 9 10   PDF 927 K

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