Arcade Creek Park Preserve

Citrus Heights, California

Foothill Associates managed permit applications, regulatory compliance documentation, and agency consultations for the development of Arcade Creek Park Preserve in Citrus Heights, California.  The park comprises ten acres, with Arcade Creek flowing through the site.  The master plan envisions a multi-functional neighborhood park that combines habitat enhancement, flood control, stormwater treatment, environmental education, and recreation.  Recreation improvements include a trail system, children’s adventure play area, workout stations, picnic area, and interpretive signs.

 

Foothill Associates initiated a pre-application meeting with resource agencies to expedite the permitting process; and prepared a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit as required by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act; Water Quality Certification pursuant to CWA Section 401; and Streambed Alteration Agreement pursuant to the California Department of Fish and Game Code Section 1600.  Biologists prepared a biological resources assessment and wetland delineation for the site, and arborists conducted an arborist survey of the nearly 600 trees.

 

Foothill Associates also prepared the master plan, provided grant support, creek restoration, prepared construction documents and specifications, and designed interpretive signs.

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Conceptual plan showing park layout.

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Foothill Associates managed permit applications, regulatory compliance documentation, and agency consultations for the development of Arcade Creek Park Preserve.

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An existing wetland will be preserved and accessible by a boardwalk out to an overlook of the wetland.

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Restoration along three segments of Arcade Creek were planned to repair the degraded creek and eroding banks. (before restoration)