Vendanta Society Hazardous Fuels Reduction Phase II

Summary

SCH Number
2011098268
Lead Agency
North Tahoe Fire Protection District
Document Title
Vendanta Society Hazardous Fuels Reduction Phase II
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project will masticate approximately 117 acres of brush, dead material, and small trees owned by the Vedanta Society of Northern California. The goal is to reduce the fire hazard by removing ladder fuels and breaking the ground fuel continuity. The overstory consists of conifer groups with large openings between - and these openings are dominated by brush or thickets of saplings. No perennial or seasonal watercourse in project area. No commercial product will be removed and adequate stocking of young trees will be left on site.

Contact Information
Stewart McMorrow
North Tahoe Fire Protection District
300 North Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA 96145

530 546-2212

Location

Counties
Placer
Other Location Info
Kings Beach Quad

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 any soil disturbances will be covered with the chipped material. Cut brush will retain its root structure and re-sprout to reduce erosion. There will be no recreational, wildlife or archaeologicali impacts tot he resources.
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