Visser Stream Crossings and Remediation Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0253-R 1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 - Eureka (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Eureka Region 1)
Document Title
Visser Stream Crossings and Remediation Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0253-R 1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project is limited to 3 encroachments on unnamed tributaries to Mosquito Creek. Two encroachments are to upgrade unpermitted and undersized culverts. Work for these encroachments will include excavation, culvert removal and replacement, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion. The other encroachment is to remove and properly spoil fill material from the riparian zone.

Contact Information
Ryan Bourque
Department of Fish and Wildlice Northern REgion
619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 441-2064


Cross Streets

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, and 15333 - Class 1 & 33
Reasons for Exemption
The project will permit remediation of existing stream crossings and removal of improperly spoiled sediment associated with cannabis cultivation activities. Work was conducted without a Streambed Alteration Agreement (Fish & Game Code [FGC] Section 1602) on or before June 28, 2017. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered , rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.


Notice of Exemption
2019120351 1600-2019-0253-R1_MJV_HUM_Visser_CrossingsRemediation_NOE   PDF 1505 K

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