Sierra National Forest Bass Lake Meadows Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB)
Document Title
Sierra National Forest Bass Lake Meadows Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
. The project seeks to preserve and enhance meadow hydrology and ecologic function by treating the incised channels that are in a degrading (incising) trend. The treatments are expected to restore an anastomosing multiple channel drainage system with barely discernable channels. Project treatments include the placement of soil, woody material, and coir logs/jute in oversized channels and incised livestock trails in the wet meadow habitats

Contact Information

Brandon Salazar
Agency Name
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Region
Job Title
Water Resource Control Engineer
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Bass Lake
Northern California
Other Location Info
all four meadow locations: 37.3284319, -119.44792; 37.2720536, -119.42183; 37.2659205, -119.46211; 37.4208619, -119.54646

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Statutory Exemption for Restoration Projects (SERP), Division 13, section 21080.56
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it is solely a restoration project to improve habitat and restore natural hydrology regimen to the meadows.
County Clerk


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