Upper North Yuba Forest Health and Resilience Project
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Present Land Use
general forest - scenic corridor/forest and OS
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.
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)
State Reviewing Agency Comments
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)
Other (forest fuel reduction and aspen restoration)
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