Madera County Weed Control


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Madera County Weed Control
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project includes routine, recurring channel maintenance activities to maintain channel flood capacity and water conveyance throughout Madera County and a small portion of Merced County. Maintenance projects include vegetation mowing, herbicide application, debris and trash removal, tree trimming, giant reed eradication, and seeding treatment areas with native forbs and grasses. WCB Project ID: 2023153.

Contact Information

Rebecca J. Fris
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
Job Title
Acting Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Madera, Merced
Countywide, Southern California
Other Location Info
Project will occur within the Chowchilla and Fresno Rivers, Ash and Berenda Sloughs, and Dry Creek, in central and western Madera County and southern Merced County, California.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 15301, Class 1 & Sec. 15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project involves the ongoing maintenance (vegetation management) of stream channels and riparian vegetation to maintain stream function and water conveyance capacity and minor public and private alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees. The Project will not result in the expansion of any facility use.


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