Upper Scott River Bioengineering Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0664-R1)

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
Upper Scott River Bioengineering Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0664-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to a total project area of approximately 2.95 acres and 460 linear feet on the Scott River. The project will include installation of bioengineered structures, re-contour the channel by creating a back bar channel on the upstream site, and riparian planting that together are intended to realign the stream processes of the project reach with adjacent reaches. Floodplain and bank plantings will occur after CDFW approves the Riparian Planting Plan, and likely starting in 2019 during late winter or early spring. Permittee may maintain the project, including minor remedial work and re-planting with authorization by CDFW prior to implementation. CDFW has agreed to assist with fish exclusion activities in areas where work is required in the wetted channel for work conducted in 2018 and pending for the remainder of the Agreement.

Contact Information

Janae R. Scruggs
Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Parcel #
023-080-330, 023-080-320
Other Location Info
Location: The project is located at Scott River, a tributary to Klamath River in the County of Siskiyou, State of California; Nearest street address is 1138 E Callahan Road, Etna, CA 96027.
Other Information
Location Specific: The Upstream Site (Scott River Ranch) is at Latitude 41 26'43.52"N Longitude -122 51'16.92"W and the Downstream Site (JAFAM Corporation) at Latitude 41 26'49.61"N Longitude -122 51'24.27"W.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 33, Title 14, Sec. 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has determined that the Project is categorically exempt from review under CEQA pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Article 19, Section 15333 Small Habitat Restoration projects.

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