Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2018072008
Lead Agency
Sierra County
Document Title
Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
general forest - scenic corridor/forest and OS

Document Description
Sierra County is considering a discretionary action to receive $500,000 from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy to fund implementation of the project, which includes fuels reduction and aspen restoration on 267-acres in the Yuba Ranger District, Tahoe National Forest. The goal of the project is to increase forest health; maintain emergency access during wildfire; protect water resources; and preserve the health of aspen stands. The project would include implementation of hand thinning on approx 131-acres to meet project objectives for fuels reduction. The project would also include implementation of hand thinning and mechanical treatments on approx 136-acres to meet project objectives for aspen restoration.

Contact Information
Brandon Pangman
Sierra County
101 Courthouse Square
Downieville, CA 95936

Phone : (530) 289-3251

Location

Coordinates
39°37'59.1"N 120°31'59.8"W
Counties
Sierra
Zip
96124
Total Acres
267
State Highways
49
Waterways
North Yuba River
Other Location Info
Bassetts

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (forest fuel reduction and aspen restoration)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: forestry
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Noise Recreation/Parks Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Wetland/Riparian Cumulative Effects Other Other Issues: GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 2 Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery State Lands Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Caltrans, District 3 Native American Heritage Commission
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