Vegetation Management, Forest Thinning, Brush Mastication and Prescribed Burning (SNC 070236)

Summary

SCH Number
2008068144
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Vegetation Management, Forest Thinning, Brush Mastication and Prescribed Burning (SNC 070236)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/10/2008

Document Description
California State Parks, Department of Parks and Recreation is requesting $214,044 from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Competitive Grants Program to complete three types of vegetation management: 35 acres of hand thinning and subsequent pile burning on a 50% slope in a White Fir dominant forest stand; 29 acres of brush mastication under an open Jeffery Pine stand with a Manzanita dominant shrub understory; and 23 acres of understory prescribed burning in open Jeffery Pine with sparse shrub and pine litter understory.

Contact Information
Angela Avery
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4681

Location

Cities
Truckee
Counties
Nevada Placer
Other Location Info
Outside of the Town of Truckee

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Donner MSP Vegetation Management Project will involve minor disturbances to land and vegetation to remove accumulated fire fuels. The proposed vegetation management activities are not expected to generate any significant environmental effects. This project will reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire and improve the native forest composition and structure.

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