Upper Hess Creek Habitat Enhancement


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Upper Hess Creek Habitat Enhancement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to overhaul livestock infrastructure to support the working landscape (grazing) while resulting in enhancing and protecting existing and restored grassland and wetland habitats within the East Contra County Habitat Conservancy Preserve System. This project addresses six Conservation Measures and Goals identified in the East Contra County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan for the East Contra County Habitat Conservancy Preserve System.

Contact Information

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


Contra Costa
Parcel #
094-130-014 and 094-130-115.
Other Information
The project area is located along Kirker Pass Road in unincorporated Contra Costa County, approximately four miles south of Pittsburg. The project area is within two parcels: APNs 094-130-014 and 094-130-115.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(d). Minor Alterations to Land: Class 4 consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, w
Reasons for Exemption
The project involves overhauling existing infrastructure to support restored grassland and wetland habitats more effectively, with minor earthwork or additional construction required.


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