Hamilton Vegetation Fuel Reduction Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Hamilton Vegetation Fuel Reduction Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A vegetation fuel reduction project is being proposed on portions of Sierra Pacific Industries property, a segment of Cal Trans, California State Highway 147 Right-of-way and a segment of Plumas County Road A13 ROW in conjunction reduction zone along or through portions of the landowners mentioned above where possible. The proposed project area has received some form of land management in the past such as, among other things, timber harvesting and other forest management activities, road construction, ROW maintenance, and vegetation fuel reduction zone maintenance. The vegetation generally consists of conifer/hardwood trees, shrubs, grass and forbs. The proposed project will involve the treatment of both live and dead vegetation that is currently present in the project area. Large over story trees are not proposed for treatment other than pruning of lower limbs. Small understory trees are to be thinned and pruned. In addition, small dead and dying trees impacted by insects/disease will be treated. Further, shrubs, down woody debris and other ground vegetation are proposed for treatment. The treatment method should largely consist of hand cutting and piling of the vegetation utilizing various hand held powered and unpowered tools.

Contact Information

Scott Rosikewicz
Agency Name
Cal Fire
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Cross Streets
north side of County Highway A13
Other Information
Hamilton Branch California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Existing facilities; minor alterations to the land

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