Wherrit Forest Conservation Easement

Summary

SCH Number
2018018248
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Wherrit Forest Conservation Easement
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project is for purchase of a conservation easement on private property. The purpose of the conservation easement can be summarized as permanent protection of the working forest property to ensure that it remain a working forest with no onversion to non-forest use and no subdivision occur at any time in the future, This purpose has the desired outcome of conserving dorest resources, soil resources, water resources, wildlife habitat, open space character and scenic viewshed qualities of the Property. The conservation easement for the Wherrit forest property is being purchased by the State of California, Cal-Fire with grant funds provided by the USFS Forest Legacy program (FLP) and the California Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). These state and federal programs have complimentary purposes of conserving working forest lands, soil and water resources, and wildlife habitat in California.

Contact Information
Stewart McMorrow
Cal Fire
P.O. Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

(530) 379-5085

Location

Cities
Mount Shasta
Counties
Siskiyou
Township
40N
Range
04W
Section
7,18

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301,03,04
Reasons for Exemption
Open space contracts or easements; transfer of ownership of interest in land to preserve existing natural conditions and historical resources.
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