Planning for Resilient Forests in Mining Impacted Landscapes; Fuels Reduction and Erosion Prevention

Summary

SCH Number
2018038259
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Planning for Resilient Forests in Mining Impacted Landscapes; Fuels Reduction and Erosion Prevention
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/12/2018

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding in the amount of $74,483 to the Sierra Fund to develop a pilot strategy to both manage fuels and remediate mine sites in the Tahoe National Forest. The goal is to conduct necessary planning to implement fields reduction activities and integrated hydraulic mine remediation as part of the larger USFS Trapper Project to increase forest health and resiliency and reduce wildlife risk in the TNF. 1) Identifying fuels reduction and erosion prevention activities 2) integrate those activities into mine remediation 3) NEPA/CEQA compliance 4) define effectiveness evaluation metrics 5) prepare a post-implementation BMP document 6) management of planning activities

Contact Information
Shannon Ciotti
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4689

Location

Counties
Sierra
Waterways
Grizzly Creek Diggins; Tippicanoe; Oregon Creek; Log Cabin Diversion Dam

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15262
Reasons for Exemption
This is a planning project involving the preparation of a pre-implementation pilot project strategy and environmental compliance documents; it does not involve physical alterations to the environment.
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