Butte Forest Thin - Doe Mill Ridge Watershed Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Butte Forest Thin - Doe Mill Ridge Watershed Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The SNC would provide funding in the amount of $494,697 to the Sacramento River Watershed Program for forest management and restoration activities with associated protective measures for wildlife and water quality on approximately 227.5 acres of public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management, including forest thinning, follow-up low intensity prescribed burning, and pre and post monitoring activities.

Contact Information
Patrick Eidman
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4689


39°50'23N"N 121°38'40W"W

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of minor alterations the condition of land. The activities proposed by the project involve the thinning of trees and prescribed burning subject to approved plans and permits to facilitate forest succession and improve forest and watershed health. This forestry work would not result in significant adverse impacts to the environment and the project includes design features and measures to protect water quality and wildlife. As such, the project is exempt from CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15304, which relates to minor alterations to land.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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