Monterey Pines Forest Fire Management Project

Summary

SCH Number
2014088080
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Monterey Pines Forest Fire Management Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
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.

Contact Information
Doug Barker
California Department of Parks and Recreation
San Luis Obispo Coast District 750 Hearst Castle Road
San Simeon, CA 93452

805 927-2119

Location

Counties
San Luis Obispo
Other Location Info
Hearst San Simeon State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
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.
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