Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Monterey Pines Forest Fire Management Project
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Conduct an approximately 20 acre, periodic, prescribed burn with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) in the Monterey Pine forest at San Simeon Campground in order to decrease fuel loads, stimulate new seedlings, and diversify the age structure. No more than 20 acres would be burned per year, provided project objectives are met.
Minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetion which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and is included as "prescribed burns to restore native vegetation, reduce fuel loads, and control invasive exotic or alien species" and "resource management projects" in the Department of Park and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR 15300.4.