Conservation Plans and Agreements




Safe Harbor Agreement

Data Definitions

Title
Chewacla Creek SHA
USFWS Region(s)
4
USFWS Field Office(s)
Daphne Ecological Services Field Office
Permits
TE070113-0
Status
I
NEPA Process
environmental assessment
Involved Agency
USFWS
  • Date Information
  • Date Noticed in Federal Register
    04/10/2003
    Date Permit Issued
    12/03/2003
    Date Application Withdrawn
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    Date Permit Expired
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    Date Permit Denied
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    Date Permit Suspended
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    Date Permit Revoked
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  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    The properties covered by the SHA are located in Lee County, Alabama, within Township 18 North, Range 25 East, Sections 13 & 24; and Township 18 North, Range 26 East, Sections 16, 17, & 18. Included in each enrolled property, for the purposes of the baseline descriptions, is the bed and banks of Chewacla Creek adjacent to that property
    Listed Species
  • Clubshell, ovate - (Pleurobema perovatum) E
  • Clubshell, southern - (Pleurobema decisum) E
  • Pocketbook, finelined - (Lampsilis altilis) T
  • Non-Listed Species
    No non-listed species
    Habitat
    The Applicants propose to implement conservation measures for benefit of the endangered ovate clubshell mussel (Pleurobema perovatum) and southern clubshell mussel (Pleurobema decisum), and the threatened fine-lined pocketbook mussel (Lampsilis altilis), by repairing subsidence features in and restoring a minimum flow to Chewacla Creek at the base of Lake Ogletree Dam in Auburn, Lee County, AlabamaThe primary direct effect of the SHA is to rehydrate about 51,600 linear feet, almost ten miles, of the low flow channel immediately downstream of Lake Ogletree Dam to the vicinity of Martin Marrietta�s limestone quarry. A second primary benefit is to reduce the movement of above ground streamflow to below ground through relatively recent �potholes.� (e.g., by fixing the subsidence features within the streambed). Discharges of no less than 2 MGD, and no less than 0.4 MGD under exceptional circumstances, will be maintained in the channel year-round.
    States
  • Alabama
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 10 linear miles (Alabama)
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    private individual
    2 or more local jurisdictions
    corporation
    state agency
    Land Use
    other
    Duration
    30 years, 0 months
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    Biological Opinion
    NEPA - EA
    NEPA - FONSI
    Set of Findings
    The SHA
    Final Documents
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    Federal Register Documents
    No info

    Report generated on: April 19, 2014
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