Genesee Valely Watershed Improvement Project - CEQA/NEPA Compliance


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Genesee Valely Watershed Improvement Project - CEQA/NEPA Compliance
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The SNC would provide funding in the amount of 74,576 to the Plumas Audubon Society to conduct the necessary NEPA and CEQA analyses to assess proposed forest and watershed management activities on 839 acres (221 private; 618 in Plumas National Forest) in Genesee Valley to address the impacts of ongoing drought, fire suppression, and widespread tree mortality, and to incorporate design criteria, water quality measures, and best management practices to protect water quality and natural resources in the area.

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



40.04867°'"N 120.78507°'"W

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This a planning project involving the preparation of environmental analysis and CEQA and NEPA review for forest management strategies for 839 acres I Genesee Valley. The planning project does not involve physical alterations to the environment. The Proposed Genesee Valley watershed improvement project is categorically exempt from the CEQA pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15262.
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