The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Stream bed Alteration
Agreement number 1600-2019-0487-R1 , pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Mr. Tom Harrington. The project is limited to eleven (11) encroachments including the permanent installation of eight culvert crossings and the diversion of water at three water drafting sites, for the purposes of salvage logging under Emergency Notice of Timber Operations exemption permitted by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CALF IRE).
The project is located on unnamed tributaries to North Fork Cottonwood Creek and Rainbow Lake in the North Fork Cottonwood Creek (5524.350102) and Taylor Gulch (5524.350102) planning watersheds, in the County of Shasta, State of California; Township 31 N, Range 07W, Sections 17, 19, 20, 29, 30, 31; Mount Diablo Baseline and Meridian; USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle, Shasta Bally.
Notice of Exemption
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Reasons for Exemption
This project meets the criteria for exemption because it consists of the use of existing facilities for water drafting and minor alteration to land to construct permanent watercourse crossings.