Van Norden Meadow Restoration and Recreation Project

4 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Nevada County
Document Title
Van Norden Meadow Restoration and Recreation Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Forest (FOR) and Recreation (REC) / Forest (FR-40) and REC-SP in Nevada County and both Forest (FR) and Water (W) in Placer County
Document Description
The proposed Project would restore 485 acres of meadow and meadow edge habitat, of which 335 acres are open meadow and 150 acres are dominated by conifer. There are four categories that the proposed Project would target: stream channel restoration, conifer treatment, road improvements, and recreation improvements.

Contact Information

Kyle Smith
Agency Name
Nevada County Planning Department
Job Title
Associate Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
Soda Springs Road and Donner Pass Road
Total Acres
State Highways

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Fish and Game Commission (CDFGC), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Development Types
Recreational (Recreation and Restoration)
Local Actions
Management Plan
Project Issues
Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Wildfire
Local Review Period Start
Local Review Period End


Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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