The Orchards Biological Resources Assessment,
City of Salinas

This project includes planning, permit acquisition, and environmental review for a residential and commercial development in Salinas, California. An assessment of biological resources was conducted, which included a biological survey and report, a formal wetland delineation and report, and a protocol-level survey and report for the California red-legged frog, a species listed as threatened by the USFWS and as a species of concern by the CDFG. The proposed project includes modifications to Jurisdictional wetlands and Waters of the U.S. Permits for these activities are in process, including Section 401 and 404 permits from the Regional Water Quality Control Board and the ACOE, a Section 1600 permit from CDFG, and local agency permits.