Rainbow Ridge Fuelbreak (Phase I and Phase II)


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Rainbow Ridge Fuelbreak (Phase I and Phase II)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

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
Lead/Public Agency
1809 Fairlane Road
Yreka, CA 96097

Phone : (530) 842-3516



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.

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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