The White Mallard Dam Butte Creek Clean Out


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW)
Document Title
The White Mallard Dam Butte Creek Clean Out
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project is limited to the annual removal of accumulated debris at the White Mallard Weir and Fish Ladder, located on Butte Creek. Up to 0.005-acres (210-square-feet) of vegetation may be trimmed to allow access to open water. No permanent impacts are authorized in vegetation trimming activities. An excavator will be used from the levee access rood to remove debris from Butte Creek. Best Management Processes will be used to ensure that no sediment enters the waterway. The removed debris will be collected and transported offsite for future disposal. No soil excavation or compaction is authorized for this project.

Contact Information

Zach Kearns
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife
Job Title
Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
Located at Butte Creek.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Type – Class (4); California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it involves minor alterations in the condition of water and vegetation and does not involve the removal of any healthy, mature, or scenic trees.
County Clerk


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