PRPD Coutolenc Park Fuels Management

Summary

SCH Number
2015038033
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
PRPD Coutolenc Park Fuels Management
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/9/2015

Document Description
Paradise Recreation and Parks District Coutolenc Park Fuels Management is a two part fuels reduction project that will utilize hand crews to create and maintain a fuel break located north of Magalia, California that was originally a wildland fire contingency line built during the 2008 Butte fire siege. The project will be 200 feet in width and approx. 6200 feet in length. The vegetation is mixed conifer forest and the topography is relatively gentle and flat with small finger drainages having side slopes of up to 40%. The project will consist of cutting, piling, and burning small trees and brush in an area 100 feet wide on each side of the fire contingency line created in 2008. The area will remain fully stocked with timber following the project activities. This portion of the project will cover 30 acres. The second part of the project will consist of eight acres consisting of a series of small and individually selected less than one quarter acre pockets immediately adjacent to the proposed 30 acre fuel break in portion which selected trees less than 11 inches dbh, dead and dying trees less than 12 inches dbh, and heavy concentrations of brush will be cut, piled and burned. Total project area is 38 acres. this area will be maintained using similar treatments approx. every 5 to 10 years.

Contact Information
Kenneth Kendrick
Cal Fire
176 Nelson Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95954

Phone : (530) 872-6334

Location

Counties
Butte

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor Alterations to Land.

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