GENOA FARMS STREAM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0941-R1)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 - Northern Region, Redding and Eureka (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1)
Document Title
GENOA FARMS STREAM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2019-0941-R1)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2019-0941-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Genoa Farms, as represented by Angelo Ferro. The project is limited to bank stabilization work at Burch Creek bordering Genoa Farms property. Bank work will include using existing stream bed gravel and imported rock to stabilize the bank as an ongoing bank stabilization project. Annual proposed work will be submitted to CDFW for review and approval before any work may begin. All work shall be in accordance with submitted plans and diagrams and any subsequent revisions approved by CDFW in writing. Specific work includes: a. Stabilizing the banks of Burch Creek bordering Genoa Farms property at locations identified on annual maintenance plans. b. Using existing overburden streambed gravels (not to exceed 1,000 cubic yards per year) and clean imported rock to stabilize the stream banks. c. Use of heavy equipment in the dry streambed and along the banks to conduct bank stabilization work.

Contact Information
Adam McKannay
Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 1 - Northern
601 Locust Street
Redding, CA 96001

Phone : (530) 225-2124


Other Location Info
The project is located at Burch Creek, in the County of Tehama; Section 23, Township 24N, Range 04W, Mount Diablo Base and Meridian; U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) map Henleyville; APN #061-310-053, 061-310-054.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15304, Minor public or private alterations in the condition..
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration of private land with nor removal of mature trees with no significant impact on fish and wildlife resources.


Notice of Exemption
2020080103_NOE for 1600-2019-0941-R1_TEH_Ferro_Genoa_Farms_Bank_Stabilization_Final_Agreement   PDF 150 K

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