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NEPA, Environmental Docs MP Region National Environmental Protection Act ( NEPA documents - THE place to find all environmental documents for this region such as FONSI, EIS and related.
Native American Affairs Program (Denver) Reclamation Native American Affairs Program - (Denver) Reclamation is committed to increasing opportunities for Indians in developing, managing, and protecting their water resources. This program is a collaborative, coordinated, integrated function in Reclamation to help reach these goals. The Native American Affairs Office in the Commissioner's Office serves as the central coordination point for the Native American Affairs Program and is Reclamation's policy lead for all Native American issues. You can click on the map below to go to a region (for contacts and Tribes) or see technical assistance, education, policies, and water rights activities under the NAAO. See the Native American Program mission and vision.
Native American Affairs Program (MP Region) Native American Affairs Program (MP Region)
Natoma, Lake Recreation at Lake Natoma is managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Lake was created by Nimbus Dam across the American River. Lake Natoma is a regulating reservoir for releases from Folsom Lake. The Dam and Lake are features of the Central Valley project. Usually open 7 days per week, summer hours (April 1-October 15) are 6:00 a.m.
New Melones New Melones Dam and Reservoir are part of the Central Valley Project - New Melones Unit operated by the Bureau of Reclamation. Located 60 miles upstream on the Stanislaus River from the confluence of the San Joaquin River. The reservoir has a capacity of 2.4 million acre feet of water with 100 miles of shoreline, and a water surface area of 12,500 acres. New Melones is located between the historic mining towns of Sonora and Angels Camp on Highway 49 and is nestled in the Foothill Oak Woodlands of the Sierras at the 1100 ft elevation. Summer temperatures range from 85-100F and winter range from 32-60F.Gloryhole Recreation Area has two campgrounds (Big Oak and Ironhorse) with 144 campsites, 3 day-use areas, 30 miles of hiking/biking trails, a fish cleaning station, a swim beach, and 2 boat launch ramps with parking lots.
New Melones Resource Management Plan Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement RMP/EIS The Bureau of Reclamation will prepare a combined Resource Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (RMP/EIS) for Reclamation-managed lands located at New Melones Lake Area. New Melones Lake Area is managed by the Central California Area Office, part of the Reclamation?s Mid-Pacific Region. This process will include consultation with local governments and interests, public hearings and scoping, visitor surveys, and development of a document with a proposed action and alternatives.
New Melones Visitors Center Welcome to the New Melones Visitors Center. The Visitor Center and Museum are located on Highway 49, between Sonora and Angels Camp, just 1/4 mile south of the Highway 49 Stevenot Stanislaus River Bridge. The Visitor Center and Museum are open Memorial Weekend through Labor Day, seven days a week, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. From Labor Day through Memorial Weekend it is open five days a week, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., and is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Volunteers and ranger staff are available to provide you information, maps and orientation to New Melones Lake and other local interests.
Newlands Project - Nevada Water for the Newlands Project is diverted from the Truckee River into the Truckee Canal for irrigation of the Truckee Division and for conveyance to Lahontan Reservoir for storage. Water stored in Lahontan Reservoir or conveyed by the Truckee Canal is released into the Carson River either directly or through Lahontan Powerplant, and is diverted into the "V" and "T" Canals at Carson Diversion Dam for irrigation of the Carson Division.
News, Reclamation News Releases and other information for Reclamation
North-of-the-Delta Offstream Storage Investigation (NODOS) The North-of-the-Delta Off Stream Storage (NODOS) Investigation is a Feasibility Study being performed by the California Department of Water Resources and the Bureau of Reclamation, in partnership with local interests and pursuant to the CALFED Bay-Delta Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement/Report Record of Decision. The NODOS Investigation is evaluating potential offstream surface water storage projects in the upper Sacramento River Basin that could improve water supply and reliability, enhance anadromous fish survival, and provide high-quality water for agricultural, municipal and industrial, and environmental uses. The NODOS Investigation is one of five surface water storage studies recommended in the CALFED PEIS/EIR Record of Decision.

Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region  Public Affairs Office  2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento CA  95825-1898
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As of: March 26, 2008

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