Carnelian Canyon Understory Thinning and Fuels Reduction Project - Burn Unit 1

Summary

SCH Number
2003078280
Lead Agency
Tahoe Conservancy (California Tahoe Conservancy)
Document Title
Carnelian Canyon Understory Thinning and Fuels Reduction Project - Burn Unit 1
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/16/2003

Document Description
The project consists of limited removal of dead, dying and diseased trees, and selective thinning of small diameter suppressed trees to protect and enhance existing wildlife habitat, promote increased health and vigor of the stand, and reduce fire threat in preparation of an approved broadcast burn.

Contact Information
Peter Malholland
California State Tahoe Conservancy
2161 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : 530.542.5560 ext. 304

Location

Counties
Placer

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, 4; Sec 15301,15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project involves the maintenance of existing native growth and wildlife habitat for forestry and fire hazard reduction purposes to protect forest and wildlife resources. The project is temporary in nature and will have negligible negative effects on the environment.
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