Bear Creek Channel Stabilization and Repair (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0151-R2)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 - Northern Central, Rancho Cordova (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2)
Document Title
Bear Creek Channel Stabilization and Repair (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0151-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0151-R2, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to the Alpine County Community Development Department, as represented by Brian Peters. The project is limited to the restoration of a meadow reach that was impacted in October 2018 when Alpine County maintenance staff used a front loader to excavate approximately 107 cubic yards of sediment from an approximately 475-foot-long reach of Bear Creek. The excavation was done in an attempt to increase the flood capacity of the meadow reach following flooding in 2017 and 2018. Note: See attached NOE

Contact Information
Gabriele Quillman
Department of Fish and Wildlife
1701 Nimbus Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 358-2955


Parcel #
Other Location Info
The project is located at Bear Creek, in the County of Alpine, State of California; Latitude 38.462144°, Longitude -120.039444°; Section 18, Township 7N, Range 18E, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map 'Tamarack', Mount Diablo base and meridian; Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) 005-470-052.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Classes 4 and 33; California Code of Regulations, title 14, sections 15304 and 15333
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt under Class 4 because it consists of a minor alteration in the condition of land, water, and vegetation which does not involve the removal of any trees. The project is exempt under Class 33 because it consists of a habitat restoration project under 5 acres in size that will not result in any significant adverse impact on endangered, rare, or threatened species or their habitat, will not disturb or remove hazardous materials, and will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with other past, current, and future projects.


Notice of Exemption
2019110336 1600-2019-0151 Final   PDF 613 K

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