Ansel Adams Wilderness Restoration, Project ID: 2020125


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Ansel Adams Wilderness Restoration, Project ID: 2020125
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will restore upper alpine meadows, subalpine and montane meadows, connected riparian zones, and talus watershed basins in the Ansel Adams Wilderness. It will replace several pedestrian/stock bridges and durable stream crossings over sensitive aquatic terrain in Ansel Adams Wilderness, Inyo National Forest.

Contact Information

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

Agency Name
Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Madera, Mono
Other Location Info
Ansel Adams Wilderness in Inyo National Forest approximately 9 miles northwest from Mammoth Lakes.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 Minor Alterations to Land and 15333 Small Habitat Restoration Projects.
Reasons for Exemption
The restoration work will be done entirely by hand, without the aid of any machines, engines or mechanized transport. The combined work site area is less than 5 acres. Nothing will be done on a slope in excess of 10% grade. 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.


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