Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Tire Tree Prescribed Burn
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Conduct a prescribed burn on approximately 150 acres of mixed conifer forest near the South Grove at Calaveras Big Trees State Park to restore the natural role of fire, improve wildlife habitat, reduce fuel hazard, and reduce fuel density to protect the giant sequoia grove. Project will comply with California State Park, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and local Air Pollution Control District regulations.
Project consists of minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, included as "prescribed burns to restore native vegetation" and "resource management projects" on the Department's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR S 15300.4.