Mad River Floodplain and Public Access Enhancement Project

5 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
McKinleyville Community Services District
Document Title
Mad River Floodplain and Public Access Enhancement Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Document Description
This project will assist with finalizing the design and engineering for the habitat restoration and public access amenities, and construction of public access components. The project will construct an Americans with Disability Act (ADA) compatible path (700’), a new coastal overlook with four interpretive signs, an interpretive brochure-based tour, three resting sites with benches, a 600-foot gravel wildland interface trail, a lightly developed boat launch feature, and development of a long-term management plan.

Contact Information

John P. Donnelly
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
Contact Types
Responsible Agency


Other Location Info
Three miles from the mouth of the Mad River is the project site; a bluff overlooking the river and coastal areas. The site is composed of disturbed grasslands with pasture grasses, shrubs, and small trees. Near the river, vegetation is dominated by willow and other riparian species. The property is within the unincorporated area of McKinleyville in Humboldt County, and owned by the McKinleyville Community Services District.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
Wildlife Conservation Board
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
County Clerk
Final Environmental Document Available at
1656 Sutter Road, McKinleyville, CA 95519


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


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