Building Wildlife-Friendly Resilience in Working Landscapes – Roots #80


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Building Wildlife-Friendly Resilience in Working Landscapes – Roots #80
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project will remove dilapidated, hazardous cross-fencing in a wet meadow. It will also involve building new wildlife-friendly fencing to manage livestock grazing and control cattle access to a riparian area. Overall project goals are to improve wildlife meadow habitat through managed grazing and promote new riparian successional growth to benefit local and neo-tropical bird species. Activities include removing approximately 6000 feet of hazardous fence, and installation of new wildlife friendly fencing to facilitate grazing management in the wet meadow and associated riparian areas. WCB Project Tracker ID: 2022065.

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


Other Location Info
Project site is a < 1 acre wet meadow on county parkland in Willow Creek Valley, Lassen County, CA. T31N R12E Sections 13,14,23,24.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15303, New Construction/Conversion of Small Structures
Reasons for Exemption
WCB has determined that the objectives of enhancement and restoration of wildlife and pollinator habitat through the removal of existing and repositioning of replacement structure (fencing) fit within the CCR Section 15303 exemptions.


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