El Monte Preserve Cactus Scrub Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
El Monte Preserve Cactus Scrub Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to restore approximately 15 acres of cactus scrub habitat within the El Monte Preserve, to help satisfy several objectives outlined in the County of San Diego Multiple Species Conservation Plan Subarea Plan. WCB Project ID: 2021101.

Contact Information

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


San Diego
Southern California
Other Information
The El Monte Preserve is located along the upper San Diego River in Lakeside, an unincorporated community in San Diego County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304. Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
The Project involves removal of invasive vegetation and reestablishment of native plants to create habitat beneficial for the state and federally listed coastal cactus wren, on a designated wildlife preserve.


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