Applegate Shaded Fuel Break and Fire Burned Area Treatment

Summary

SCH Number
2014118196
Lead Agency
Placer County
Document Title
Applegate Shaded Fuel Break and Fire Burned Area Treatment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project involves the creation of a 150 acre shaded fuelbreak in the Applegate area, and the treatment of up to 65 acrea of burnt vegetation created by the Applegate fire. The Applegate Fire happened in October 2014, so this project is providing immediate assistance to homeowners and working from a fire dozer line to create a needed shaded fuel break. The fuelbreak was already listed as a priority project in the Placer Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

Contact Information
Elisa Noble
Placer County Conservation Distirct
251 Auburn Ravine Road, #107
Auburn, CA 95603

530 885-3046 x 11

Location

Counties
Placer
Other Location Info
Applegate

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Removal of some trees, but because of the size limitation of removing trees 10 inches DBH or smaller, the trees removed will not be mature. Create a shaded fuel break so any tree removal is for forestry purposes.
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