North Area Streams Routine Maintenance (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2018-0376-R2).


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish & Wildlife 2 (Rancho Cordova) (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2)
Document Title
North Area Streams Routine Maintenance (Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600- 2018-0376-R2).
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Stream bed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2018-0376-R2, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, as represented by KC Sorgen. The proposed Project includes the routine maintenance of facilities including invasive species removal, debris or obstruction removal, beaver dam removal, sediment removal, vegetation control, repair of facilities, and cleaning on anthropogenic debris all of could adversely affect the natural flow or otherwise reduce channel capacity, accelerate erosion, damage concrete box culverts, metal culverts, or bridge structures necessary to maintain the functional and structural integrity of the channels.

Contact Information
Dylan Wood
Department of Fish and Wildlife
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2384


Other Location Info
The project is located within the boundaries of Sacramento County and covering 6.1 miles of the Natomas East Main Drainage Canal (NEMDC/Steelhead Creek), 2.2 miles of Dry Creek, 2.7 miles of Robla Creek, 1.3 miles of Magpie Creek, 2.2 miles of Arcade Creek, 0.7 miles of Don Julio Creek, Wolf Ranch, and the 18A Site. The total maintenance area is 18.4 miles of creek channel and covers 1443 acres. The project occurs within the Rio Linda and Sacramento East USGS quadrangles.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Class 4 because the project includes minor alteration to existing channels, and it does not involve the removal of any healthy or mature trees, nor does it impact any special-status species.


Notice of Exemption
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