West Tuolumne Meadows Pothole Dome “Thumb” Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
West Tuolumne Meadows Pothole Dome “Thumb” Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will restore wetland topography, hydrology and vegetation on 0.82 acre of west Tuolumne Meadows (the “Thumb”) by filling erosion gullies, replanting native vegetation and removing lodgepole pine seedlings.

Contact Information

Shawn Agarwal
Agency Name
Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Job Title
environmental scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
West Tuolumne Meadows, north of Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333, Small Habitat Restoration Projects
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not exceed five acres in size. There will be no significant adverse impacts on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.
County Clerk


Notice of Exemption

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