Fuel Reduction in the South Fork American River Watershed

Summary

SCH Number
2014068261
Lead Agency
California Conservation Corps
Document Title
Fuel Reduction in the South Fork American River Watershed
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Manual fuel reduction activities on approximately 35 acres of densely-forested oak woodland at the Wakumatsu Colony Farm site within the South Fork American River Watershed. Project activities will be to reduce accumulations of brush and invasive species, thinning small trees, and pruning lower limbs to remove ladder fuels. Materials generated will either be chipped and broadcast, or burned on-site. There will be no ground disturbance as a result of this project.

Contact Information
James McLaughlin
California Conservation Corps
1719 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

916-341-3202

Location

Cities
Placerville
Counties
El Dorado

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor Alteration to Land - Fuel management activities to reduce the volume of flammable vegetation. Biological assessment by a CDFW biologist determined activities will not result in take of endangered, rare, or threatened plant or animal species, or adversely impact surface waters. Field review by CCC and ARC staff confirmed that no exceptions apply which would preclude use of a Notice of Exemption.
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