North Fork Feather River Spawning Gravel Injection Project - SAA #1600-2014-0009-R2

Summary

SCH Number
2014048184
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
North Fork Feather River Spawning Gravel Injection Project - SAA #1600-2014-0009-R2
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
4/21/2014

Document Description
The project is undertaken to ensure the continued enhancement of fish spawning habitat through gravel augmentation within the North Fork Feather River (NFFR), and the two tributaries of Granite Creek and Opapee Creek. Per settlement conditions set for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license No. 1962, placement of gravel shall occur within the Rock Creek Reservoir and specificed tributaries to off-set sediment bed load movement from hydro-electric activity and to improve and enhance sediment recruitment for fish spawning opportunities.

Contact Information
JB Garcia
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2
Northern Central Region 1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2955

Location

Counties
Plumas
Other Location Info
Rodgers Flat

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15300(a)(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
The project will involve the continued placement of gravel in pre-determined stream reaches to improve and enhance sediment recruitment for fish spawning habitat.
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