American River Canyon Shaded Fuel Break Project (SNC 788)

Summary

SCH Number
2014038155
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
American River Canyon Shaded Fuel Break Project (SNC 788)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/18/2014

Document Description
The Auburn City Fire Department requests $157,110 in funding from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Proposition 84 Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Proposition 84 Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Grant Program to implement a fuel break program in high-fire-risk areas in the Auburn State Recreation Area adjacent to the City of Auburn on U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Lands. The project will provide fuel reduction on approximately 45 acres that are vulnerable to wildfire within an approximately 300-400 foot wide by 4,000-foot long land area. Three additional smaller idividual areas, located just to the southwest of the 45-acre main fuel break area (totaling approximately 10 acres), where similar prior projects have occurred, and that have been determined to requrie enhancement an additional fuel reduction, will also be treated.

Contact Information
Matthew Daley
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4698

Location

Cities
Auburn
Counties
Placer

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor public or private alterations in the condition of the land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes.

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