Lower American River Anadromous Fish Habitat Restoration Project

6 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
City of Sacramento
Document Title
Lower American River Anadromous Fish Habitat Restoration Project
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination

Document Description
Replenishment of spawning gravel and establishment of additional side channel habitat for the rehabilitation and restoration of Chinook salmon and steelhead spawning and rearing habitat. The State Lands Commission action is an amendment of a 20-year General Lease - Public Agency Use through August 22, 2039.

Contact Information
Cynthia Herzog
California State Lands Commission
Lead/Public Agency
100 Howe Avenue, Suite 100-South
Sacramento, CA 95825-8202

Phone : (916) 574-1900

City of Sacramento
Project Applicant


Fair Oaks Rancho Cordova
Other Location Info
Sovereign land in the American River, below Nimbus Dam between River Mile 23 and 13,

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
California State Lands Commission
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On
Final Environmental Document Available at
The lead agency for the project, the City of Sacramento, adopted the Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) and Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program and approved the project on August 20, 2019. The California State Lands Commission has considered the MND as prepared for this project by the City of Sacramento. At this time, the Commission's offices are closed to the public due to public health and safety concerns regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please contact Commission staff for the most up-to-date information on the availability of the MND and the record of project approval.


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
2019069088_Lower American River Anadromous   PDF 670 K

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