Crows Landing Riverbend Preserve Habitat Restoration Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021050221
Lead Agency
Reclamation District 2092
Document Title
Crows Landing Riverbend Preserve Habitat Restoration Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Ag-40
Document Description
This Project will restore ecological processes and native riparian vegetation on approximately 195 acres of agricultural fields along the San Joaquin River. The primary goal of the Project is to improve connectivity and habitat quality for anadromous fish and other sensitive species. This will be achieved through improved floodplain inundation, frequency, and residence time; improved stream quality and habitat productivity; increased cool water refugia and improved food web productivity to benefit fish and other riparian-dependent wildlife. Project work will establish native vegetation, modify an existing farmer berm to reconnect historic floodplains and allow natural river process, and grade a swale to maintain flood conveyance and minimize fish entrapment risks. Reconnection of this acreage to the San Joaquin River will allow flooding for habitat benefits and transient floodwater storage. Native vegetation will be established using standard agricultural techniques including site preparation, drip and furrow irrigation, as well as chemical and mechanical weed control.

Contact Information

Name
Maggie Blankinship
Agency Name
Secretary, Reclamation District 2092
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Modesto, Patterson
Counties
Stanislaus
Regions
Citywide, Countywide, Statewide
Zip
95313
Total Acres
251.63
Jobs
10
Parcel #
058-002-011
State Highways
0
Railways
0
Airports
0
Schools
0
Waterways
1
Township
T5S
Range
R8E
Section
30
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (Habitat Restoration)
Local Actions
Site Plan
Project Issues
Biological Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Hydrology/Water Quality, Recreation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 10 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California San Joaquin River Conservancy (SJRC), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Delta Protection Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)

Attachments

Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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