Squaw Creek Restoration and North Meadow Enhancement Project (Request No. 1652-2020-040- 001-R2)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 - Northern Central, Rancho Cordova (California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2)
Document Title
Squaw Creek Restoration and North Meadow Enhancement Project (Request No. 1652-2020-040- 001-R2)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Katrina Smolen, Friends of Squaw Creek

Document Description
Pursuant to Fish and Game Code section 1652, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife has approved the Squaw Creek North Meadow Enhancement Project submitted by Katrina Smolen, Friends of Squaw Creek. The proposed Project involves rehabilitating a heavily degraded portion of the Squaw Creek meadow, stabilizing a section of eroding streambank along Squaw Creek, and create greater floodplain connectivity.

Contact Information
Patrick Moeszinger
Department of Fish and Wildlife North Central Region
1701 Nimbus Road, Suite A
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Phone : (916) 767-3935


Other Location Info
The Project is located adjacent to the 16th hole at the Squaw Creek Golf Course, a property owned by Squaw Creek Associates, LLC. The Project is roughly centered on the following geographic coordinates: 39.199018°, -120.223551°. The Project affects Squaw Creek, a tributary to the Truckee River.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class 33 California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15333
Reasons for Exemption
Class 33 consists of small projects not to exceed 5 acres in size to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife.


Notice of Exemption
2020090072_NOE_SquawCreek   PDF 280 K

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