Fuel Modification Zone

Summary

SCH Number
2008078217
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Fuel Modification Zone
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/17/2008

Document Description
Implement a fuel modification strategy approximately 3000' long and 100' wide along the urban interface between the City of Morro Bay and Morro Bay State Park to create a zone of defensible space from possible wildland fires. Most of the work will occur along an existing trail paralleling the park boundary. Work will remove downed branches and all dead or dying trees within 100' of the park boundary; prune shrubs into islands and all live trees up to 10' above the ground; remove all pruned and dead material; and mow light fuels to four inches or less within 30' of a structure.

Contact Information
Vince Cicero
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (805) 927-2185
vcicero@hearstcastle.com

Location

Counties
San Luis Obispo
Other Location Info
Morro Bay State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class4,Sec.15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which does not include the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes, included as "resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR Sec. 15300.4.

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