Middle Stewart Canyon Creek Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City of Ojai
Document Title
Middle Stewart Canyon Creek Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Middle Stewart Canyon Creek Restoration Project (CDFW Proposition 1 grant funded) will transform a 10.8-acre riparian corridor from its current state of near-total coverage by non-native, water-intensive trees and vegetation, to a robust native southern California live oak riparian habitat.

Contact Information

Greg Grant
Agency Name
City of Ojai
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Greg Grant
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
34.445110°, -119.248803°; 34.439833°, -119.248173°

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15307
Reasons for Exemption
15304: Restoration activities do not involve removal of healthy, mature, "scenic" trees. Restoration activities are intended to improve habitat for fish and wildlife resources. Middle Stewart Canyon Creek is designated by NOAM Fisheries as Intrinsic Potential Steelhead habitat and has been identified through agency consultation as steelhead critical habitat. 15307: Project is undertaken by City of Ojai to assure the maintenance, restoration (wildlife habitat), and enhancement (stream flow) of a natural resource (Middle Stewart Canyon Creek riparian zone).


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