Forest Thinning and Biomass Removal

Summary

SCH Number
2011058016
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Forest Thinning and Biomass Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/4/2011

Document Description
Conduct forest thinning and hazard fuel reduction on 29 acres at Burton Creek State Park to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire and to improve native forest composition and structure. Work will include: mechanical forest thinning, chipping and removal of biomass (wood chips) for off-site utilitzation.

Contact Information
Dianne Cassano
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Sierra District Headquarters P.O. Box 266
Tahoma, CA 96142

Phone : (530) 525-3342

Location

Counties
Placer
Other Location Info
Burton Creek State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration in the condition of land and vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature scenic trees except for forestry purposes and is included as "resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.

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