Vedanta Society Hazardous Fuels Reduction


SCH Number
Lead Agency
North Tahoe Fire Protection District
Document Title
Vedanta Society Hazardous Fuels Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Rocky Ridge is a project to remove ground and ladder fuels on flat and southern facing slopes below and down slope of several private homes. Of the 30 total acres, approximately 5 acres are timbered with many suppressed and intermediate white fir, plus dead and downed material. The remaining 25 acres are open brush with scattered fir and pine. In these steeper and rocky brush fields, brush will be reduced by 50% by cutting, piling, and burning. Scattered brush underneath residual trees will also be removed.

Contact Information
Stewart McMorrow
North Tahoe Fire Protection District
300 North Lake Boulevard P.O. Box 5879
Tahoe City, CA 96145

530 546-2212



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Only brush or small trees will be removed, ground disturbance will be minimal, and nay soil disturbances can be covered with the chipped material.
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