CDCR-Salt Creek Conservation Camp #7

CDCR Fire Camp

Last Updated: February 28, 2024
10655 Round Valley Rd, Paskenta, CA 96074

Salt Creek Camp #7 is for CDCR Fire Camp offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Salt Creek Camp #7 is a minimum-security facility under CDCR supervision, this camp plays a crucial role in supporting government agencies during emergency responses to wildfires, floods, and other natural or man-made disasters. Additionally, camp crews contribute to park maintenance, assist with flood mitigation through sandbagging, and participate in reforestation projects. Participation in the Conservation (Fire) Camp Program is entirely voluntary for incarcerated individuals. Those who choose to volunteer must meet specific eligibility criteria aimed at ensuring public safety. These include avenues for criminal record expungement, creating new pathways for employment, and aiding in their successful reintegration into society.

Salt Creek Conservation Camp #7, jointly operated by CDCR and CAL FIRE, serves as a crucial resource for fire suppression primarily in the Tehama Glenn Unit, while also being available for dispatch throughout the state. Since its establishment on May 1, 1987, the camp has been instrumental in providing incarcerated hand crews for fire suppression efforts. CDCR assumes responsibility for the security, supervision, care, and discipline of the camp participants, while CAL FIRE oversees camp maintenance, supervises incarcerated fire crews, and ensures their custody during daily CAL FIRE work projects. During emergencies, CDCR staff may accompany hand crews to provide additional support and security.

In addition to firefighting duties, camp participants at Salt Creek engage in conservation and community service projects as determined by CAL FIRE. These projects play a vital role in enhancing local areas and supporting various government agencies and organizations. One notable in-camp project led by CAL FIRE is a full reproduction print shop, producing print materials for government agencies.

Salt Creek crew members undertake a diverse range of projects, including those at educational institutions like Gerber School, Richfield School, and Butte College, as well as community sites such as Durham Cemetery, Orland Fairgrounds, and Bidwell Park. They also collaborate with entities like the US Forest Service on projects related to roads, campgrounds, fuels, timber, and tree farms. Furthermore, they work with local government agencies like Tehama County Road and Flood Control, as well as municipal bodies such as the City of Chico and City of Corning.

Additionally, Salt Creek crew members contribute to infrastructure maintenance and improvement projects for transportation agencies like Cal Trans, including efforts in Red Bluff and Chico Maintenance. They also support fire safety initiatives through collaborations with organizations like the Yankee Hill Fire Safe Council and Magalia - CDF Reforestation Nursery.

Moreover, Salt Creek crew members are involved in flood control efforts with entities like the Department of Water Resources (DWR) Flood Control and contribute to environmental conservation projects in areas like Black Butte Lake. Through their participation in these projects, Salt Creek Conservation Camp #7 inmates not only assist in firefighting and emergency response but also make significant contributions to the betterment of local communities and the preservation of natural resources.

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