Carper Kerlin Creek 1600 Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS-TRI-14932-R1I)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Northern and Eureka Region 1 (CDFW)
Document Title
Carper Kerlin Creek 1600 Project (Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement EPIMS-TRI-14932-R1I)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has executed Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreement number EPIMS-TRI-14932-R1I, pursuant to Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code to Mr. Jared Carper. The project is limited to 2 encroachments on unnamed tributaries to Kerlin Creek. One encroachment is for water diversion for domestic use only. Work for the water diversion will include upgrade, use, and maintenance of the water diversion infrastructure in compliance with the Agreement. The other encroachment is to decommission an existing unpermitted on-stream pond. Work will include excavation, reconstruction of channel bed and banks, spoiling of soils in stable location and rock armoring as necessary to minimize erosion.

Contact Information

Ryan Bourque
Agency Name
California Department of Fish & Wildlife
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Parcel #
Unnamed tributaries Kerlin Ceek
Other Location Info
The project is located at unnamed tributaries to Kerlin Creek, in the County of Trinity, State of California; Latitude 40.607051, Longitude -123.523725; Hyampom, CA; Assessor’s Parcel Number 011-270-22-00.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1 and Class 4; California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15301 and 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project will permit remediation of existing water diversion and minor alteration of land for removal of and existing unpermitted onstream pond. Work was conducted without a Streambed Alteration Agreement (Fish & Game Code [FGC] Section 1602) on or before October 8, 2020. There would be no significant adverse impact on endangered, rare, or threatened species or their habitat pursuant to section 15065. There are no hazardous materials at or around the project site that may be disturbed or removed. The project will not result in impacts that are significant when viewed in connection with the effects of past projects, the effects of other current projects, and the effects of probable future projects.
County Clerk


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