Rancheria Fire Control Road Fuels Reduction

Summary

SCH Number
2008108406
Lead Agency
Tulare County
Document Title
Rancheria Fire Control Road Fuels Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/28/2008

Document Description
A wildfire defense zone will be maintained along an existing CAL FIRE fire control road located on private property. Surface vegetation and lower branches of trees will be manually removed for a maximum distance of 150 feet on either side of the fire control road. Vegetation will be removed using chainsaws and pruning saws. Treated vegetation will be disposed by piling and burning or chipping.

Contact Information
Tom Daly
Tulare County
3530 W. Orchard Court
Visalia, CA 93277

Phone : 559-734-8732 ext 3

Location

Counties
Tulare

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project will not impact known archaeological sites, threatened or endangered species, or result in significant erosion or sedimentation. Project activities will be timed to occur after the flowering season for sensitive annual plant species. An archaeological field survey was completed and an Archaeological Survey Report was submitted to CAL FIRE Associate State Archaeologist. No heavy equipment or other ground disturbing equipment is proposed off of the existing roadway.
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