Pollinator and wildlife habitat enhancement in San Benito County


SCH Number
Public Agency
San Benito Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Pollinator and wildlife habitat enhancement in San Benito County
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The San Benito RCD will work with conservation partners, farmers, ranchers, and the community to install native plants on working and public lands to improve habitat for pollinators and other wildlife, increase soil health, and create educational opportunities for the community. Practices may include native plant hedgerows, riparian plantings, wildlife habitat plantings, post-burn seeding, pasture seeding for pollinators, caging native oak tree saplings to protect from browse, and/or pollinator plantings in community settings. Activities will include installing plants on working farms and ranches and at least one community site, followed by watering and weed control.

Contact Information

Karminder Brown
Agency Name
San Benito Agricultural Land Trust
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


San Benito
Other Location Info
At least two private farms and at least one community site in San Benito County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
§15304: Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
This pollinator and wildlife habitat enhancement project will take place on working agricultural lands and community spaces, such as public parks or schools, and will not result in any major alterations to land. No healthy, mature trees will be removed. The total acreage affected will not exceed 5 acres. No work will be conducted within the stream channel or below the high water mark.
County Clerk
San Benito


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