Sacramento River Salmonid Habitat Improvement (35-50) - These projects fall under the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (B) (13) Program. The goal of this program is to increase and improve salmon habitat and survivability in the Sacramento River. The Bureau of Reclamation is the primary partner and funder for these projects.
Program components include:
This large-scale restoration program includes:
Visit to the N.Cypress project site. Photo taken November 03, 2016
Project Manager, Harmony Gugino, presenting to the Sacramento River Forum on the salmon and steelhead habitat restoration work.
Photo taken October 27, 2016
South Cypress Side Channel Update: The Notice of Intent to Adopt Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (IS/MND), Draft IS/MND, and Draft IS/MND Appendices are now available for public review. A 30-day public review period will begin on October 17, 2017 (changed from October 16, 2017). Written comments must be submitted to the Lead Agency no later than 5 PM on November 15, 2017 (changed from November 14, 2017).
Upcoming Public Meetings:
- Please join us at our Public Outreach Meeting on October 30th, from 5:30pm to 8:00pm at City of Redding Community Room.
- Please join us for a formal public hearing for Use Permit approval on Tuesday, November 21st, during the Redding Planning Commission Regular Meeting, starting at 4:00pm at Council Chambers, 777 Cypress Avenue, Redding, CA 96001.
The proposed side channel project is part of a continuing effort to help meet requirements of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, and would reconnect existing ponds and low-lying areas to the Sacramento River to provide juvenile rearing habitat for Chinook salmon and Steelhead trout at all flow levels. For any questions or additional information, please contact us at 530-365-7332.