Upper Scott River Bioengineering Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2018-0664-R1)
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- SCH Number
- Lead Agency
- Fish & Wildlife 1 (Redding) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1)
- 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
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1
Northern Region 601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001
- 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.