South Shore Fuel Reduction and Healty Forest Restoration EIS/EIR

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SCH Number
Lead Agency
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan), South Lake Tahoe (Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan))
Document Title
South Shore Fuel Reduction and Healty Forest Restoration EIS/EIR
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Present Land Use
USDA Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) National Forest land; 80% within designated Wildland Urban Intermix (WUI) Defense Zone

Document Description
Reduction of hazardous fuels & restoration of healthy forest conditions on approximately 12,500 acres within the South Shore area of LTBMU, extending from the SE shore of Cascade Lake eastward to the States of California and Nevada border and extending from the S Shore of Lake Tahoe southward to include the CA State Highway 89 corridor. Reduction of hazardous fuels will be accomplished by thinning to remove ladder fuels and reduce over-crowding, removal of excessive fuels on the ground, mastication, chipping, & prescribed burning. Restoration of healthy forest conditions will be accomplished by removal of conifer encroachment from meadows and aspen stands, retention of Jeffrey and Sugar Pine species, and thinning to improve resistance to crown fire, drought, insects, and disease.

Contact Information
George Cella
Regional Water Quality Control Board, Region 6 (Lahontan)
2501 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : (530) 542-5426


South Lake Tahoe
El Dorado
Cross Streets
State Highway 89, Federal Highway 50, and Pioneer Trail
Total Acres
State Highways
South Lake Tahoe
LTCC, South Tahoe HS, ST Middle,...
Tallac, Taylor, Trout, Cold, & Edgewood Creeks, Upper Truckee River, and tributaries

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (National Forest Fuels Reduction & Health Forest Restoration)
Local Action
Specific Plan
Project Issues
Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Native American Heritage Commission California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency

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