Hidden Falls Regional Park - Fuel Load Reduction and Related Fire Safe Activities Project (SNC 070246)

Summary

SCH Number
2008068146
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Hidden Falls Regional Park - Fuel Load Reduction and Related Fire Safe Activities Project (SNC 070246)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/10/2008

Document Description
Placer County, Department of Facility Services is requesting $506,207 from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Competitive Grants Program to create three shaded fuel breaks and a firebreak on 108 acres of Hidden Falls Regional Park. The principle vegetation types are mixed oak savanna, blue oak woodland, and annual grassland.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4681

Location

Cities
Auburn
Counties
Placer
Other Location Info
Outside the City of Auburn

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed vegetation management and fuel reduction activities are not expected to generate any significant environmental effects. This project will reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire, protect both the Deadman Creek and Coon Creek watersheds, and improve native forest composition and structure. Project work will be performed by a hand crew, a masticator, and an all-terrain mower.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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