Whitehouse Creek Burn Project

Summary

SCH Number
2002128175
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Whitehouse Creek Burn Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/12/2002

Document Description
Continue an on-going program of prescribed burns on approximately 145 acres in the coastal prairie at Ano Nuevo State Reserve to reduce the occurrence of exotic plant species; remove dead, standing branches of woody species; provide more favorable conditions for native perennial grasses; and reduce fuel hazard at the site. Burns will be conducted in accordance with the Ano Nuevo State Reserve Whitehouse Creek Prescribed Burn Plan, the California State Parks "Wildland Fuel Management Guidelines for the State Park System", and applicable state and federal fire management and air quality guidelines and regulations.

Contact Information
Shaelyn Strattan
Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (916) 445-8791

Location

Counties
San Mateo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
class 1,4; sec. 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor alterations of existing topographical features, involving negligible expansion of use beyond current levels, and minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.
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