Sierra Nevada Trails and Recreation Initiative (SNC 070275)

Summary

SCH Number
2008068147
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Sierra Nevada Trails and Recreation Initiative (SNC 070275)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
6/10/2008

Document Description
The Student Conservation Association in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service is requesting $50,000 from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Strategic Opportunity Grants Program to implement trail maintenance activities necessary to improve current trail conditions. Trail projects will affect more than 31 miles of wilderness trails and include trail enhancement; wilderness restoration, and erosion control. Projects also include removal of five campsites from sensitive areas and enhancing/rebuilding two stock exclusion fences to protect meadows and water quality.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4681

Location

Counties
Alpine Fresno Inyo

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
The project will consist of general trail maintenance and repair activities along existing trails and public recreation areas; no new facilities or facility expansions will occur. All maintenance activities will follow standard leave-no-trace practices. Improvements to trails and camping areas will enhance the existing trail system, protect surrounding sensitive habitats, reduce erosion into streams and stabilize soils. The project will not result in significant adverse impacts to special status species or cumulative environmental impacts and there are no hazardous materials at or around the project sites.

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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