Santa Ana Watershed Association Watershed Mitigation Restoration Project Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement, No. EPIMS-RIV-42336-R6 (1600-2010-0004-R6 Amen


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Inland Deserts Region 6 (CDFW)
Document Title
Santa Ana Watershed Association Watershed Mitigation Restoration Project Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement, No. EPIMS-RIV-42336-R6 (1600-2010-0004-R6 Amen
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has amended and extended Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS Notification No. EPIMS-RIV-42336- R6 (1600-2010-0004-R6), pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the Santa Ana Watershed Association. The Permittee’s Watershed Mitigation and Restoration Project includes the enhancement, restoration, and conservation of various habitats, native buffers, and other lands within the Santa Ana River Watershed. Project activities will occur on private and public lands, including conservation easements held by the Permittee. Habitat types where project activities will occur include: riparian; wetland; perennial, intermittent, and ephemeral streams; lakes and ponds; vernal pools; riparian-upland transitional; upland; oak woodland; sage scrub; and grassland. The Permittee proposes to expand the number of enhanced and restored acres of habitat, as well as create new native habitat and conserve existing native habitat, within the watershed by conducting the activities authorized under the Agreement.

Contact Information

Lydia Rodriguez
Agency Name
Fish and Wildlife, Region 6
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Riverside, San Bernardino
Southern California
Other Location Info
located within all lakes and streams within the approximately 2,800 square mile drainage area of the Santa Ana River Watershed; bounded to the northeast by Big Bear Lake Reservoir, to the northwest by the San Gabriel Mountains, and to the southeast by the San Jacinto Mountains

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, §15301(h) and (i), Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Class 1 because it consists of the maintenance of topographical features such as existing landscaping and native growth; wildlife habitat areas; and waterbodies such as stream channels and riparian areas, through habitat restoration, enhancement, and conservation, to protect fish and wildlife resources.
County Clerks
Riverside, Sacramento


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