Eastern Madera Wildfire Reforestation Project

Summary

SCH Number
2016128117
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Eastern Madera Wildfire Reforestation Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/9/2016

Document Description
The SNC would provide $488,320 in funding to the Yosemite/Sequoia resource conservation and Development council for post-fire restoration and reforestation activities on approximately 350 acres of a 700-acre project area of the Sierra National Forest.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4689

Location

Counties
Madera

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S;15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project would result I minor alterations to the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation associated with post-fire restoration activities on 350 acres of a 700-acre project area, including removal and burning of dead trees and trees damaged by fire, beetles and drought, selective herbicide application, and replanting of native forest species. The project incorporates project design criteria and best management practices adopted by the US forest service to avoid and minimize adverse impacts on the environment.
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