City of San Jose Arundo Removal and Coyote Creek Restoration Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0290-R3)

Summary

SCH Number
2020070335
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 3 - Bay Delta, Fairfield (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3)
Document Title
City of San Jose Arundo Removal and Coyote Creek Restoration Project (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0290-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/16/2020

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0290-R3, pursuant to section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the project Applicant, City of San Jose. The Project includes removal of non-native vegetation along Coyote Creek. Chainsaws will be used to remove nonnative giant reed (Arundo donax), then herbicide will be sprayed or painted on the stumps of the cut giant reed. Non-native trees (such as black walnut (Juglans sp.), spreading elm (Ulmus sp.), fan palm (Washingtonia robusta), and eucalyptus (Eucalyptus sp.) will be removed by chainsaw. Areas where invasive plant removal occurs will be revegetated with native wildflower and grass seed and/or planting of species such as mulefat (Baccharis salicifolia), cottonwood (Populus fremontii), or willow (Salix sp.)

Contact Information
Kristin Garrison
Department of Fish and Wildlife Bay Delta Region
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100
Fairfield, CA 95434

Phone : (707) 944-5534

Location

Counties
Santa Clara
Other Location Info
The Project is located between Oakland Drive and Berryessa Road in the City of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California. The coordinates are 37.377595° N latitude and 121.895396° W longitude (NAD 83 or WGS 84). The Assessor’s Parcel Number is 24114001.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 33; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The Project includes restoration of riparian habitat through establishing native vegetation over an area that does not exceed 5 acres in size.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020070335_NOE 2019-0290   PDF 177 K

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