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Big Chico Creek CEQA

May contain: plant, tree, fir, abies, outdoors, vegetation, nature, wilderness, and conifer

BCRCD is the lead agency for a 1500-acre fuels reduction and forest health project in upper Big Chico Creek watershed.  This project is a collaboration between Butte County Fire Safe Council, CSUC's Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve, and several local landowners. This CEQA document will support partial implementation of a Forest Management Plan, also to be developed by BCRCD, covering 7,500 acres of the watershed.  

Read and download the document (IS/MND) here:

Big Chico Creek Forest Health Restoration Project Draft IS-MND 04162020(1).pdf

 View the Notice of Completion here:

BCC FHRP Notice of Completion 04162020.pdf

 View the Notice of Intent to Adopt an MND here:

Big Chico Creek FHRP Notice of Intent to Adopt a MND 04162020.pdf


Agencies and members of the public are welcome to submit comments. The 30-day public comment period ends May 19, 2020.  You can submit a comment here.

Or, email your comments directly to

Or, mail your comments to:

Butte County Resource Conservation District

150 Chuck Yeager Way, Ste. A

Oroville, CA 95965