Taylor and Tallac Restoration Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Document Title
Taylor and Tallac Restoration Project
Document Type
JD - Joint Document
Present Land Use
US Forest Service: non-developed lands, recreational facilities, and recreational residences.
Document Description
The goal of the Project is to restore ecological processes and functions while maintaining or enhancing existing recreational facilities and infrastructure. Project activities include but are not limited to: 1) restore hydrological connectivity of historic swales through culvert replacement, removal, and installation; 2) renovate the fish ladder at Fallen Leaf Lake dam and partially remove the Lucky Baldwin dam; 3) return the downstream portion of Tallac Creek to its historic channel; 4) control and eradicate aquatic invasive species; 5) Install barriers to prevent access to sensitive habitats; 5) Install nest and perch structures for certain species; 6) enhance public access for non-motorized use to creation sites; 7) revegetate riparian areas with native species; and 8) upgrade the stream profile chamber and protect the integrity of the Rainbow Trail and bike path bridges.

Contact Information

Laurie Scribe
Agency Name
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado
Cross Streets
Highway 89 and Fallen Leaf Lake Road
Total Acres
State Highways
Hwy 89
Taylor Creek, Tallac Creek, Lake Tahoe

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Water Resources, Resources Agency, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA)
Development Types
Recreational (Upgrade existing recreational facilities), Other (Watershed Restoration Project)
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Biological Resources, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Recreation, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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