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
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
12/21/2021
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 Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
No
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No

Attachments

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