Rainbow Ridge Fuelbreak (Phase I and Phase II)

Summary

SCH Number
2010028220
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
Document Title
Rainbow Ridge Fuelbreak (Phase I and Phase II)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This proposed project will construct a shaded fuel break on Sierra Pacific Industries and Siskiyou County Flood Control and Irrigation District property along Rainbow Ridge and Lake Siskiyou. Rainbow Ridge is the first major ridge or topographical feature to the west of the Mt. Shasta community. The shaded fuel break to be created under this project will be approximately 1.8 miles in length and 300 feet wide. Within the fuel break area, 64 acres will be thinned, pruned, and brush and ground fuels hand piled for burning.

Contact Information
Jon Miller
Forestry and Fire Protection, Board of
1809 Fairlane Road
Yreka, CA 96097

530 842-3516

Location

Counties
Siskiyou

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration of vegetation including fuel management activities to reduce volume of flammable vegetation, provided the activities do not result in the taking of endangered, rare, or threatened plant/animal species, or cause other significant erosion and sedimentation of surface waters.
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