Waitte Napa River Riverbank Revegetation and Stabilization Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-NAP-27797-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Waitte Napa River Riverbank Revegetation and Stabilization Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-NAP-27797-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. EPIMS- NAP-27797-R3, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to BioEngineering Associates, Inc. The Project is limited to stabilizing and revegetating the bank at three sites along a 1,200 foot reach of Napa River and removing debris from the channel. At Site 1, debris (i.e., a concrete pipe) in the channel will be removed, and three 12-15 feet long live willow (Salix sp.) siltation baffles will be installed. The baffles will be held in place in baffle trenches using native streambed material. At Site 2, a fallen willow will be removed at the base and an approximately 3-feet tall and 65-feet wide live woven willow wall will be installed at the toe of the riverbank and backfilled with two layers of coir fabric and filled with soil and gravel. At Site 3, a series of four coir wrapped soil lifts, live willow brush layer lifts, and a redwood log with rootwad facing outward will be installed. The coir and live willow brush layer lifts will be constructed on a 252 square foot rock platform consisting of quarried boulders that will run 42 feet along the stream bank.

Contact Information

Alicia Bird
Agency Name
CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
The Project is located at Napa River, adjacent to the address at 1400 Yount Mill Road, Napa, in the County of Napa, State of California. The project is centered at approximate Latitude 38.42834°N, Longitude 122.380572°W and the Assessor’s Parcel Number is 031-100-027.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 33; California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Section 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is a small habitat restoration project that does not exceed five acres in size and provides restoration and enhancement of habitat for fish, plants and wildlife.
County Clerk


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