Experimental Fuel Reduction Experiment


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Experimental Fuel Reduction Experiment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct an experimental fuel reduction test using goats on 10 acres. The area will be fenced with electrical fence. 400 goats will be allowed to browse for 10 days. Monitoring plots will be set up and data collected before browsing, immediately following browsing, and one year later. The results will be used to determine if the fuel management using goat browsing is effective and appropriate for State Parks.

Contact Information

Robert Ueltzen
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Grass Valley
Total Acres
Other Location Info
Empire Mine State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 6, Section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
The project is experimental resource management. The site selected for the test is representative of the typical fuels to be treated and contains no known sensitive resources.

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