Tire Tree Prescribed Burn

Summary

SCH Number
2010118048
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Tire Tree Prescribed Burn
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
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.

Contact Information
Heather M Reith
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Central Valley District 22708 Broadway Street
Columbia, CA 95310

209 536 2887
hreith@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Tuolumne
Other Location Info
Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 4; S: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
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.
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