Blue Ridge Ecological Reserve Prescribed Burn, Grouse Creek Unit
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
Department of Fish and Game Ecological Reserve
The Department proposes to employ a controlled prescribed burn of the 1,061.45-acre Grouse Creek unit; one of three Units which comprise the Blue Ridge Ecological Reserve. The density and distribution of understory on the Grouse Creek Unit has reached a point where active management of the site is necessary to re-establish and sustain conditions for a suitable mosaic of habitat. The fire will benefit wildlife habitats by converting to a lower successional stage in the understory. This is accomplished by eliminating dense, decadent stands of chamise; and by opening up dense live oak thickets. Anticipated duration of the burn is approximately 12 hours. The controlled burn will be facilitated by CAL FIRE, Tulare County.
California Department of Fish and Game-Region 4, Central
Grouse Valley Fire Control Road & Yokohl Valley Fire Control Road
Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Three Rivers
Notice of Completion
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Aesthetics, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Noise, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Cal Fire, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT), California Highway Patrol, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Department of Water Resources, Office of Emergency Services, California, Resources Agency, State Water Resources Control Board, Divison of Financial Assistance
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