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
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
Lead/Public Agency
101 Courthouse Square
Downieville, CA 95936

Phone : (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
Project Issues
Aesthetics Air Quality Biological Resources Cultural Resources Cumulative Effects Drainage/Absorption Geology/Soils Hazards & Hazardous Materials Hydrology/Water Quality Noise Recreation Transportation Vegetation Wetland/Riparian Wildfire GHG
Reviewing Agencies
Cal Fire California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Highway Patrol California State Lands Commission (SLC) Department of Water Resources Office of Emergency Services, California Resources Agency Resources, Recycling and Recovery California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB) California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC)

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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