Climate Resilience Planning for Key Sacramento River Watersheds
- SCH Number
- Lead Agency
- Fish & Wildlife Conservation Board (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Conservation Board)
- Document Title
- Climate Resilience Planning for Key Sacramento River Watersheds
- Document Type
- NOE - Notice of Exemption
- Project Applicant
- Document Description
- The purpose of this project is to develop risk versus resilience maps and identify specific restoration and conservation actions by modeling climate risk, species range, habitat and connectivity data. This will provide decision-support and help prioritize conservation investments. This project advances the planning recommendations laid out in the Pacific Forest Trust's 2017 "Risk Assessment of California Key Source Watershed Infrastructure."
- Butte Lassen Modoc Plumas Shasta Sierra Siskiyou Trinity
- Other Location Info
- The approximately 7 million-acre project area, characterized as forest ecosystem, is comprised of the Feather, Pit, McCloud, Upper Sacramento and Trinity watersheds which span eight northern California counties. Approximately 62% of the project area is in public ownership, versus 38% in private ownership. These watersheds supply the Oroville, Shasta, and Trinity reservoirs which are critical water supply features of the State Water Project and Central Valley Project.
Notice of Exemption
- Exempt Status
- Statutory Exemption
- Type, Section or Code
- Reasons for Exemption
- Project involves only environmental analysis or planning studies for possible future actions which the agency, board, or commission has not approved, adopted, or funded.
- Notice of Exemption
- 2019058293 PDF 829 K
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