2-19EM-00230-SHA, "Kutras Property", Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0240-R1 "Kutras".


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
2-19EM-00230-SHA, "Kutras Property", Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement No. 1600-2020-0240-R1 "Kutras".
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number 1600-2020-0240-R1, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code with Mr. Chris Kutras for the purposes of bridge and crossings repair under Emergency Notice of Timber Operations Exemption 2-19EM-00230-SHA approved by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The project is limited to 11 encroachments which includes maintenance and repair of (3) existing bridges establishment of (1) new water drafting site, maintenance of (3) existing culvert crossing sites, and establishment of (4) temporary crossing sites to be used in conjunction with either a mobile bridge or temporary culvert pipes and rock which will be removed after timber harvest operations are complete.

Contact Information

Steven Criss
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife Region 1 - Northern
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
The project is located on upper Clear Creek, and un-named tributaries north of French Gulch, CA in Shasta County. Location is as follows; Township (T) 34N, Range (R) 07W, Section 35N, MDBM, and Township (T) 34N, Range (R) 07W, Sections 1,12, 13. Watershed I.D. is as follows; Section 1 - Slate Creek- 5524.640102, Section 36- Slate Creek- 5524.640102, Sections 12, 13 - Whitney Gulch - 5524.640201. USGS map quadrangle for project is Shell Mountain.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type - Class 1, Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
This project meets the criteria for exemption because it consists of the use and minor repair of existing facilities (bridges, encroachments, culverts) and minor alteration to land to install temporary watercourse crossings and a drafting site.


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