City of Blue Lake Annie & Mary Trail Culvert Improvements Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0172-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 - Northern Region, Redding and Eureka (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1)
Document Title
City of Blue Lake Annie & Mary Trail Culvert Improvements Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0172-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project is limited to one encroachment. The proposed activities include upgrades to existing, associated culverts conveying water to an unnamed tributary to the Mad River. Work for this encroachment will include excavation, removal of existing inlets/headwalls and culverts, replacement with new properly designed culverts, backfilling and compaction of fill, and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion. The project also includes the development of a vegetated swale designed to function as a wetland.

Contact Information
Jonathan Hollis
Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 1 - Northern
619 Second Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone : (707) 441-5842


Parcel #
025-111-007 and 025-121-004
Other Location Info
The project is located within the Mad River watershed, on South Railroad Avenue in the town of Blue lake, County of Humboldt, State of California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type - Class 1, Section 15301 ; Class 4, Section 15304; Class 33, Section 15333.
Reasons for Exemption
The project upgrades existing structures and facilities and involves negligible or no expansion of use. The project involves minor public alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not remove healthy, mature, scenic trees. The project includes small habitat restoration to assure maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants or wildlife.


Notice of Exemption
2020070026_1600-2020-0172-R1_HUM   PDF 1367 K

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