Fallen Leaf FD Project 2


SCH Number
Public Agency
Fallen Leaf Lake Fire Protection District
Document Title
Fallen Leaf FD Project 2
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Shaded Fuel Break 200 foot wide. Approximately 35 acres. Stand to be thinned from below, trees over 16" DBH to be retained, 90 to 150 sq. ft. basal area per acre maintained. Post treatment stand to have 10 feet clearance between crown or 20 feet between stems where crown-base height equals 20 feet. Brush to be thinned to spacing of 2xs residual height to achieve flame length less than 3 feet. Only allowable material will be removed from within the stream zones and wet area as permitted by the Lahontan Water Quality Control Board Staff. Project necessary to protect water quality, natural resources, human life, property etc. From catastrophic wildfire by reducing vertical and horizontal fuel continuity. Post-harvest stand shall be dominated by larger, fire tolerant trees.

Contact Information
Chris Sauer
Fallen Leaf Lake Fire Protection District
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 9415
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96158

Phone : (530) 542-1343


El Dorado
Other Location Info
Fallen Leaf Lake

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4,Sec. 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project is categorically exempt from CEQA as no ground disturbance shall occur which would otherwise result in significant impact to the environment. All project work will be performed by hand with gas-powered hand tools, i.e. chainsaws. No known or likely to occur significant archeological sites are present within the project area. Any found during the course of the operation will be flagged for exclusion from operations. Slash and trees generated will be piled and burned or will be chipped using chipper staged on paved roads only.

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