Small Acreage Landowner Confined Livestock Storm Water Runoff Enhancement Program


SCH Number
Public Agency
Tuolumne County Resource Conservation District (TCRCD)
Document Title
Small Acreage Landowner Confined Livestock Storm Water Runoff Enhancement Program
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project entails development of a full program of Low Impact Development-type management practices that reduce sediment load and other pollutants from small rural parcels, especially those with confined livestock. The project is envisioned to include six (6) major components: Assemble and Develop Library References; Develop an Education/Outreach Program; Development of a series of Landowner Workshops; Provision of Technical Assistance to landowners; Development of a non-regulatory Cost-share Program; and Implementation of Demonstration and Pilot Water Quality enhancement Projects. Up to 10 priority sites (an estimated 50 to 100 total acres) will be selected among livestock facility applicants to implement water quality BMP projects. Specific BMPs implemented, and water quality improvements will vary based on site need and projects selected. These may include practice changes or minor infrastructure improvements. Example BMPs include: use of vegetative swales and buffer strips, manure bunkers and other containment practices, installation of gutters, road and trail improvement, reestablishment of vegetation, and taking high use areas off line in winter.

Contact Information

Lindsay Rosasco
Agency Name
Tuolumne County Resource Conservation District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Replacement or Reconstruction. New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures. Minor Alteration to Land. Educational or Training Programs Involving No Physical Changes. Small Habitat Restoration Projects.

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