Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Squaw Flat Mine Closure
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Close an abandoned mine shaft within the Mammoth Bar Off-Highway Vehicle use area in Auburn State Recreation Area to improve public safety. Fill the entrance of the approximately 10 foot wide by 12 foot deep vertical shaft with native soil excavated from the immediate vicinity of the mine.
Project consists of maintenance or minor alteration of existing topographic features involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination and minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes.