Buhman Park Bank Stabilization Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-NAP-31928-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Buhman Park Bank Stabilization Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-NAP-31928-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the implementation of a permanent repair through restoration to the bank of Browns Valley Creek downstream of Buhman Park. The project area includes a 30-foot length of bank and will stabilize the slope at a 0.5:1 slope with armoring using wire netting and vegetation. Specifically, the project will install wire netting, erosion control fabric, and native plant plugs No trees will be removed, native naturally recruited vegetation will be protected and maintained, and more native plants will be installed and irrigated to improve bank stability. The project will have an area of impact of 417 square feet and 30 linear feet of streambank. All work will be completed by hand. No work will occur in the wetted channel.

Contact Information

Desiree Dela Vega
Agency Name
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
The project is located at Browns Creek, at 1145 Buhman Avenue, in the City of Napa, County of Napa; State of California. It is located approximately at Latitude 38.304196°N, Longitude 122.336606°W and the Assessor’s Parcel Number is 050-191-010-000.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 33; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15333 Small Habitat Restoration Projects. Class 4; Californi
Reasons for Exemption
Class 33, Section 15333; The project is exempt because it does not exceed five acres in size and includes restoration of an eroding stream bank in Browns Creek. Class 4, Section 15304; The project is exempt because it will result in minor alterations in conditions of land and vegetation which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
County Clerk


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