Bear Creek Lower Meadow Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
Document Title
Bear Creek Lower Meadow Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The Project will restore channel and meadow functions, reduce bank erosion, and protect spring-fed tributaries via the construction of an engineered riffle structure, augmentation of existing riffles, and creation of log jams, debris jams, and placement of instream wood.

Contact Information
Thomas H. Gavigan
Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board
Lead/Public Agency
2501 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : (530) 721-0305

Truckee River Watershed Council
Project Applicant


Tahoe City
Other Location Info
0.7 miles west of CA-89 on Alpine Meadows Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The RWQCB, Lahontan Region finds that this project, as permitted, will not have a significant effect on the environment and shall, therefore, be exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15333, Small Habitat Restoration Projects.


Notice of Exemption
2020080289_Bear Creek Lower Meadow Restoration Project   PDF 195 K

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