Castle Crags State Park Root Creek Drainage Forest Fuels Management and Public Safety Improvement Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019059070
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Castle Crags State Park Root Creek Drainage Forest Fuels Management and Public Safety Improvement Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Project Applicant
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Present Land Use
General Plan Land Use: Public Land, Zoning: unclassified (U), timberland (TL)

Document Description
The California Department of Parks and Recreation proposes to conduct forest fuel treatments within the Root Creek Drainage and reestablish a secondary emergency access road exiting Vista Point. The project area encompasses the northern slope of Kettle belly Ridge, Vista Point Road parking and viewing location, and a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail. The project includes hand and mechanical thinning, prescribed burns, pile burns, ongoing vegetation management and herbicide application, grading to reestablish the secondary emergency access road, and a culvert replacement in Root Creek.

Contact Information
Trish Ladd
California Department of Parks and Recreation
400 Glen Drive
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone : (530) 532-3087

Location

Coordinates
41°09'34"N 122°18'22"W
Cities
Castella
Counties
Shasta
Cross Streets
Interstate 5 and Soda Creek Road
Zip
96017
Total Acres
435
Parcel #
various
State Highways
I-5
Railways
UPRR
Schools
Castle Rock ES
Waterways
Various
Township
38N
Range
4W
Section
VAR
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Forest Fuels Management, Public Safety Improvements)
Local Action
Project Approval
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Agricultural Land Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Minerals Noise Population/Housing Balance Public Services Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Sewer Capacity Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Growth Inducing Land Use Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Public Utilities Commission Caltrans, District 2 Department of Water Resources Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Redding) Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Native American Heritage Commission Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1

Attachments

Environmental Document
Appendix D   PDF 191 K Appendix C   PDF 315 K Appendix B   PDF 716 K Appendix A   PDF 164 K Castle Crags_Public Draft MND   PDF 94 K Castle Crags Public Draft IS   PDF 9133 K summary form   PDF 191 K
NOC
NOC   PDF 1713 K
State Comments
2019059070 CDFW CEQA-2019-0249_SHA_Castle Crags State Park Fuels Management   PDF 922 K 2019059070 nahc   PDF 1815 K
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