Rindler Creek Water Quality and Habitat Restoration Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-SOL-34537-R3)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW)
Document Title
Rindler Creek Water Quality and Habitat Restoration Project (Notification of Lake or Streambed Alteration, No. EPIMS-SOL-34537-R3)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project is limited to 0.55 acres of habitat restoration along 334 linear feet of Rindler Creek. A total of 608 native up to one-gallon plants will be installed using hand tools at the Project site, including willows (Salix sp.), blue elderberry (Sambucus nigra), creeping wildrye (Elymus triticoides), and Santa Barbara sedge (Carex barbarae). A drip irrigation system will be installed before the dry season and run weekly to help plants establish. A cattle exclusion fence will be installed to protect vegetation and meet requirements of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board to reduce pathogen loads in Rindler Creek from grazing cattle. Invasive noxious weeds will be controlled with targeted herbicide treatment and manual methods (e.g., handheld weed whackers). Access will occur by foot and only hand tools will be used for the Project, no heavy equipment will be used.

Contact Information

Alicia Bird
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 Rindler Creek, a tributary to Napa River, in the County of Solano, State of California; Latitude 38.136173°N, Longitude 122.202532°W; Assessor’s Parcel Number: 182-020-130.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The Project consists of minor alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of trees. The Project also consists of restoration and enhancement of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife, and does not exceed five acres in size.
County Clerk


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