Environmental Assessment EA1998-0002; Yuba Watershed Protection and Fire Safe Council Prop. 40 Fuel Reduction Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Yuba County
Document Title
Environmental Assessment EA1998-0002; Yuba Watershed Protection and Fire Safe Council Prop. 40 Fuel Reduction Project
Document Type
NEG - Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
A/RR:5-acre minimum

Document Description
The project is a joint effort with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, local fire departments, University of California Cooperative Service, United States Department of Agriculture, the State Water Board, Yuba County Agricultural Commissioner's Ofifce and private citizens (landowners). This project focuses on forest health and the fuel loads that contribute to the severity of wildfires within the watersheds of Yuba County. It includes constructing fuel breaks, fuel modification zones, and conducting educational programs to increase landowner awareness of the threat to water quality of the Yuba River. The fuel breaks will be created by using one or more of the following methods: mastication, biomass, prescribed burn, herbicide and/or hand or mechanical removal. The project area includes approximately 309 acres as well as estimated 15 miles of Yuba County roadways.

Contact Information
Scott Greeley
Yuba County Community Development Department
915 Eighth Street, Suite 123
Marysville, CA 95901

Phone : (530) 749-5470


Cross Streets
La Porte Road
Total Acres
309 +/-
Parcel #
West Branch Creek, Dobbins Creek, Lake Francis

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Local Action
Other Action
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Geologic/Seismic Toxic/Hazardous Water Quality Wildlife
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency California Department of Transportation, District 3

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