Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience Project

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sierra County
Document Title
Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration

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

(530) 289-3251


39°37'59.1"N 120°31'59.8"W
Total Acres
State Highways
North Yuba River
Other Location Info

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
Other Issues Cumulative Effects Wetland/Riparian Water Quality Vegetation Traffic/Circulation Toxic/Hazardous Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Recreation/Parks Noise Geologic/Seismic Forest Land/Fire Hazard Drainage/Absorption Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic Air Quality Aesthetic/Visual Other Issues: GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Native American Heritage Commission Caltrans, District 3 N Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) 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
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