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Project: Rowdy Creek and Dominie Creek Fish Passage Project

Description: The project is necessary to restore Dominie Creek and Rowdy Creek and remove a fish passage barrier for Coho Salmon in the Smith River. Funding for this project will be used to complete the environmental permitting applications, compliance documentation and supporting studies required for implementation of this project. Both creeks contain in-stream hatchery infrastructure that block fish passage to an estimated 1.6 miles of upstream habitat on Dominie Creek and an estimated 11.5 miles of upstream habitat on Rowdy Creek.

Reference Number: 3600BQ1996034

Implemented By: Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation

Objective: Objectives: 1. Complete the special studies including a wetland delineation, botanical survey, historical resources survey and wildlife survey in order to complete subsequent compliance documentation, 2. Complete CEQA documentation to enable Project implementation, 3. Complete NEPA documentation to enable Project implementation, 4. Complete regulatory permit applications to enable Project implementation, and 5. Complete all required compliance documentation and permitting applications in order to implement the Dominie Creek and Rowdy Creek Fish Passage Improvement Project.

Type: Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $273,146.00

Project Status: Project Implementation

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 1/30/2022    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties:

Project Benefits a Disadvantaged Community (or SDAC): Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 1, Watershed Restoration11/25/2019$273,146.00

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Other  

Water Action Plan Target

Increase Regional Self-Reliance and Integrated Water Management Across All Levels of GovernmentAction Description
Protect and Restore Important EcosystemsAction Description
Increase Operational and Regulatory EfficiencyAction Description
Identify Sustainable and Integrated Financing OpportunitiesAction Description


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