Salmonid Habitat Acquisition on East Fork Scott River, Project ID: 2021038


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Salmonid Habitat Acquisition on East Fork Scott River, Project ID: 2021038
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Wildlands Conservancy will acquire the 6,095± acre Hayden Ranch and associated water rights, located adjacent to the East Fork Scott River. The Wildlands Conservancy will permanently protect the land for the purpose of enhancing stream flow in East Fork Scott River, Noyes Valley Creek, Big Mill Creek; wildlife habitat preservation, restoration, and management; compatible public access; and maintaining working landscapes and a sustainable ranching tradition. Once the acquisition is complete, The Wildlands Conservancy will petition the State Water Resources Control Board under California Water Code Section 1707 for a permissive instream dedication on the entirety of the water rights.

Contact Information

John Donnelly
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
326 Gazelle Callahan Road, Callahan, CA

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15313, Class 13, Acquisition of Lands for Wildlife Conservation Purposes, consists of the acquisition of lands f
Reasons for Exemption
Project involves the acquisition of land for fish and wildlife conservation purposes, the transfer of ownership interest in land to preserve open space and habitat, maintenance of stream flows to protect fish and wildlife resources, and minor alterations in the condition of land and water.


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