Genesee Valley Watershed Improvement Project

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Feather River Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Genesee Valley Watershed Improvement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
S-3, TPZ; GP, AP/Secondary suburban res, timber resource land, General forest, ag preserve

Document Description
The Genesee Valley Watershed Improvement Project is a collaborative project aimed at reducing the risk of high-severity wildfire as well as taking steps toward restoring watershed and forest health through hand-thinning, hand piling, pile burning and broadcast burning of approx 839 acres of forested National Forest and adjacent private land. The purpose of the project is to implement hand thinning and a prescribed burn to reduce fuel loading within the project area to the point that fuels would burn at low to moderate severity during future wildfires. This reduction of fuel loads would help to reduce the threat of future wildfires from burning at high severity therefore potentially residents adjacent to the project area, protecting the watershed from degradation, and improving habitat values including late seral forest.

Contact Information
Brad Graevs
Feather River Resource Conservation District
Lead/Public Agency
P. O. Box 3562
Quincy, CA 95971

Phone : (530) 283-7513


40°02'34"N 120°45'17"W
Cross Streets
Genesee Rd and Genesee-Beckwourth Rd
Total Acres
Parcel #
Indian Creek
Other Location Info

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (forest health improvement project)
Project Issues
Aesthetics Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Conservation (DOC) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 2 (DOT) California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Redding Region 5 (RWQCB) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Department of Toxic Substances Control Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)


Environmental Document
Genesee Project   PDF 4180 K Summary Form   PDF 483 K
NOC   PDF 1164 K
State Comments
NAHC Comment   PDF 1167 K

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