Carr Fire – Rock Creek Emergency Stream Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Western Shasta Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Carr Fire – Rock Creek Emergency Stream Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Project will remove the two 12-ft diameter by approximately 320-ft crushed metal culverts and channel-spanning fill material that is actively eroding. The project will restore unimpeded fish passage at the site and mitigate the risk of complete failure of the crossing, which could mobilize tens of thousands of cubic yards of material into Rock Creek and the Sacramento River (approximately 1-mile downstream).

Contact Information

Ross Perry
Agency Name
Western Shasta Resource Conservation District
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Approximately 1-mile upstream from Rock Creek's confluence with the Sacramento River in Shasta County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
14 CCR § 15333. Small Habitat Restoration Projects
Reasons for Exemption
The project's impact will be less than five acres (approximately 3-acres) and less than 500 linear feet of stream; the goal of the project is to mitigate the impacts of the failed culvert crossing and to restore Rock Creek at the project location. There will be no adverse impact on endangered, rare or threatened species or cultural resources; there are no hazardous materials at or around the project area that will be disturbed or removed; the project will be completed during the dry summer season in accordance to CDFW and NOAA Fisheries guidelines.
County Clerk


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