Bear Creek Lower Meadow Restoration Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019120554
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Bear Creek Lower Meadow Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/20/2019
Project Applicant
Placer County Board of Supervisors

Document Description
Restoration of a 3,000 foot reach of Bear Creek through a montane meadow. The project will augment riffles to promote aggradation, reactive remnant channels to increase water to the meadow, and place boulders and log structures instream to stabilize streambanks.

Contact Information
Stacy Wydra
County of Placer
3091 County Center Drive, Suite 190
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 581-6288

Location

Counties
Placer
Parcel #
095-070-002-000, 095-080-001-000
Other Location Info
Bear Creek Lower Meadow along Alpine Meadows Rd, approximately½ mile west of Highway 89 between Tahoe City and Truckee

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333
Reasons for Exemption
Project does not exceed 5 acres in size, there are no significant adverse impacts on endangered, rare or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to Section 15065, there are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed, and the project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past project, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects in that the project is intended to maintain, restore, enhance and protect habitat for fish, plants and wildlife by restoring an approximate reach of 3000 feet of Bear Creek through a montane meadow. Further, the project will augment riffles to promote aggradation, reactive remnant channels to increase water to the meadow, and place boulders and log structures instream to stabilize stream banks.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019120554_Bear Creek Lower Meadow   PDF 711 K

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