Moss Landing Wildlife Area Bank Enhancement Project

3 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021060719
Lead Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Document Title
Moss Landing Wildlife Area Bank Enhancement Project
Document Type
FIN - Final Document
Received
Document Description
The Moss Landing Wildlife Area Bank Enhancement Project (project) would replace an existing perimeter levee within the Moss Landing Wildlife Area (Wildlife Area) with a new setback levee to protect habitat for western snowy plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) from tidal inundation and sea level rise; recontour an approximate 850-linear-foot section of the bank along Elkhorn Slough that is actively eroding; plant eelgrass in aquatic habitat south of the recontoured bank; improve public access and amenities; and implement managed salt pond and infrastructure maintenance and repair activities. The Wildlife Area is located adjacent to the Elkhorn Slough Estuary, which is situated 90 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of Monterey on the Moss Landing U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute topographic quadrangle.

Contact Information

Name
Jeff Cann
Agency Name
CDFW
Job Title
Environmental Scientist (Wildlife)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant

Location

Counties
Monterey
Regions
Unincorporated
Other Location Info
The Wildlife Area is located adjacent to the Elkhorn Slough Estuary, which is situated 90 miles south of San Francisco and 20 miles north of Monterey on the Moss Landing U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute topographic quadrangle.

Notice of Completion

State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Coastal Commission (CCC), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 5 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Coast Region 3 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality
Development Types
Other (Bank Enhancement Project)
Local Actions
Coastal Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Coastal Zone, Cultural Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

Attachments

Final Document(s) [Approved_Certified draft environmental documents]

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