Environmental Assessment Report released for Martis Valley Trail

Published Jan. 9, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released a draft environmental assessment report for the Martis Valley Trail Right of Way.

The report addresses environmental impacts and recommends mitigation measures in regard to the Martis Valley Trail Right of Way alignment – a proposed multiple-use trail with a 10-foot-wide paved section and 2-foot-wide unpaved shoulders on each side as it crosses Corps property at the Martis Creek Lake and Dam Project.

The draft Environmental Assessment is available on the project webpage at: http://www.spk.usace.army.mil/Locations/Sacramento-District-Parks/Martis-Creek-Lake/

A public meeting is planned for February 1 in order to allow the public to learn more about the report and the proposed plan, ask questions of Corps staff and submit comments.

The meeting will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Truckee Tahoe Airport, Community Room, 10356 Truckee Airport Rd, Truckee, CA 96161.

Public comments can be submitted through February 20, 2017.

Comments, questions or requests for copies can be made via email to timothy.j.warner@usace.army.mil or by postal mail to: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, Attn: Mr Timothy Warner, Natural Resources Specialist

Operations Technical Section, USACE, Sacramento District, 1325 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814-2922

All comments received concerning the draft Environmental Assessment will be considered and incorporated into the final Environmental Assessment as appropriate.




Paul Bruton

Release no. 17-001