Wheeler Gorge Campground Fish Passage Barriers Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Wheeler Gorge Campground Fish Passage Barriers Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Removal of four low-flow creek crossings which currently act as migration barriers to federally endangered Southern California steelhead trout on North Fork Matilija and Bear Creeks and install two vehicular bridges within the Wheeler Gorge Campground of the Los Padres National Forest. WCB Project Tracker ID: 2021178.

Contact Information

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


Nine miles north of Ojai
Southern California
Other Location Info
Wheeler Gorge Campground of the Los Padres National Forest

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15333, Class 33
Reasons for Exemption
The project does not exceed five acres in size to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife.


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