Climate Resilience Planning for Key Sacramento River Watersheds


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Wildlife Conservation Board (California 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."

Contact Information
John P. Donnelly
PO Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 95244

Phone : (916) 445-8448


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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
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