LaPorte Road II Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project

Summary

SCH Number
2012128079
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
LaPorte Road II Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/10/2012

Document Description
This project will reduce hazardous fuels on 172 acres of private land within the residential community of LaPorte Road near Quincy, California. Hazardous fuels will be reduced utilizing a combination of techniques including hand thin and pile burn, broadcast chipping, and/or mechanical mastication. Target post treatment spacing of mature trees is 15 to 20 feet. Residual trees will be prunded up a minimum of 8 feet to remove the fuel ladder. Equipment employed in these methodologies may include any combination of the following: mechanical masticator, tracked chipper, bob cat skid steer, small chipper, and chainsaws.

Contact Information
Ivan Houser
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of
697-345 Hwy 36
Susanville, CA 96130

Phone : (530) 257-4171

Location

Counties
Plumas

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alteration of vegetation including fuel management activities to reduce volume of flammable vegetation, provided the activities do not result in the taking of endangered, rare, or threatened plant/animal species or cause significant erosion and sedimentation of waters.
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