Placement of Spawning Gravel for Steelhead


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fish & Game #3
Document Title
Placement of Spawning Gravel for Steelhead
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
To help replenish spawning gravel in the Carmel River, the applicant will work cooperatively with the Department to place a total of approximately 600 tons of clean 1.5" - 2.5" gravels on the spillway at Los Padres Dam (up to 200 tons), on a frequently-flooded bar below the Los Padres Dam (up to 100 tons), on a frequently-flooded bar above the Old Camel Dam (up to 100 tons) and in a deep pool below the Old Carmel Dam (up to 200 tons). During subsequent high flows, this gravel will be scoured from the bars and pool and be deposited in locations suitable for steelhead spawning. Issuance of a Streambed Alteration Agreement Number 1600-2003-0185-3 pursuant to Fish and Game Code Section 1601.

Contact Information

Gene Geary
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Game, Region 3
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Carmel, Carmel-by-the-Sea

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; Sec 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration of land to enhance steelhead spawning habitat.

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