Grizzly Creek Ranch: Protecting the Heart of the Upper Middle Fork River Watershed (SNC 1154-LC)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Grizzly Creek Ranch: Protecting the Heart of the Upper Middle Fork River Watershed (SNC 1154-LC)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Sierra Nevada Journeys

Document Description
Project is located on a major tributary to the Middle Fork Feather River. Fee-title acquisition project will protect and enhance ecosystem function in the Grizzly Creek watershed, maintain the landscape as an outdoor classroom for California's youth, provide outdoor access for all, preserve and increase the significant economic benefit of tourism to the region, and safeguard the property from imminent commercial development and urban sprawl.

Contact Information
Jamie Sammut
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4688


Other Location Info
A 462.84 ac. site approx. 1 mi. east of Portola, along the north side of State Highway 70. The property is bounded on the east by Grizzly Road.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project is a Transfer of Ownership of Interest In Land to Preserve Existing Natural Conditions and Historical Resources. There are multiple purposes to protecting the property, including maintenance and management of the outdoor classroom for California's youth and protecting the ecologically diverse environment in the Sierra Valley along the Pacific Flyway. There will be no change to the primary land use and no physical alterations to the environment.


Notice of Exemption
2020030328_SNC_1154_LC_NOE_SierraNevadaJourneys_03   PDF 923 K

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