North Sacramento Headwaters Fuel Reduction

Summary

SCH Number
2016118305
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
North Sacramento Headwaters Fuel Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The project will involve of the installation of a 150 acre shaded fuel break approximately 5.5 miles in length and up to 600 feet in width. The project area is located on the north side of the community of Mount Shasta. The east side is within the city limits and residential development and extends west to follow the east side Interstate 5 for a short distance before continuing west through residential development in an unincorporated area adjacent to the city. Much of the area is characterized by a sparse to moderately dense, mixed conifer stand 80 to 100 years of age. The understory is composed of moderate to dense occurrences of brush species, conifer in-growth and moderate amounts of fine woody debris. A significant portion of the eastern half of the project area is characterized by moderate to dense thickets of brush species dominated by green leaf manzanita and bitter cherry.

Contact Information
Giselle Nova
Cal Fire Nova-Vita Natural Resource Management
206 Shasta Avenue
Mount Shasta, CA 96067

530 926-2089

Location

Counties
Siskiyou

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(e), Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations to land.
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