D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay Highway Defensible Fuel Profile Zone


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay Highway Defensible Fuel Profile Zone
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Create a 300-foot Defensible Fuel Profile Zone (DFPZ) along the east side of Highway 89 and along both sides of a short section along the Vikingsholm Service Road. Total area to be treated is approximately 24 acres. The DFPZ will include a more intensively treated shaded fuel break within 100 feet of structures. Project will reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire to State Park forest resources and adjacent private residences. Vegetation treatments will be designated to improve the forested views along the highway, and create a more fire defensible fuels complex. Treatment will be performed by hand crews and will include cutting of vegetation with chainsaws. Adjacent residents and landowners will be notified before work begins.

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

Phone : (530) 525-3342


El Dorado
Other Location Info
D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay State Parks

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15304, class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor alteration in the condition of land and vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature scenic trees except for forestry purposes and is included as "resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with Section 15304.

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