Cascade Shores Fire Hazard Reduction (Fuelbreak) Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Cascade Shores Fire Hazard Reduction (Fuelbreak) Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Rural Residential
Document Description
The removal of the majority of the understory vegetation 10 inches and less in diameter at breast height within 75 feet of the centerline of several roads near Nevada City in Nevada County, California, for approximately 13 miles. All work will be accomplished by use of a masticator and/or hand crews supported by chippers and burning. The majority of downed material shall be chipped and left on-site. The project will create a Roadside Modified Shaded Fuel Break that is a defensible location to be used by fire suppression resources.

Contact Information

Don MacKenzie
Agency Name
Department of Forestry And Fire Protection
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Nevada City
Total Acres
State Highways

Notice of Completion

State Review Period Start
State Review Period End
State Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of State Parks, Division of Boating and Waterways, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Office of Historic Preservation, Resources Agency
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire, Wildlife

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