Young Growth Giant Sequoia Lumber Study

Summary

SCH Number
2002041027
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
Young Growth Giant Sequoia Lumber Study
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Timberland Production Zone (TPZ)

Document Description
Three young growth giant sequoia stands will be thinned as part of a lumber study. Cooperators for this project include: MHDSF, Whitakers Forest, University of California Forest Products Lab, Tule River Indian Reservation, private industry, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and the U.S. Forest Service. Various stand ages and diameters will be necessary for this project. The stands at MHDSF are approximately 50 and 70 years old, and are about 1-2 acres in size. They are all located adjacent to existing roads on gentle to flat terrain. Approximately 3-6 truckloads of logs will be removed for this project. No wet areas or watercourses are associated with the project areas.

Contact Information
Jose Medina
Department of Forestry And Fire Protection
P.O. Box 517
Springville, CA 93265

Phone : (559) 539-2855

Location

Counties
Tulare
Cross Streets
Bear Creek Rd & Balch Park Rd
Zip
93265
Total Acres
3-5
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
Bear Creek Road
Waterways
Tule River, Bear Creek, Meadow Creek
Section
25, 1
Base
MDBM
Other Information
Twnshp: 19S, 20S Range: 30E, 30E

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (thinning three stands of young timber)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: Thin trees
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Archaeologic-Historic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Noise Recreation/Parks Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 California Native American Heritage Commission California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 California State Lands Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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