The Gold Project-Butcher Ranch Meadow Aspen Project

Summary

SCH Number
2018098152
Lead Agency
Sierra County
Document Title
The Gold Project-Butcher Ranch Meadow Aspen Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/7/2018

Document Description
Use of hand tools to remove conifers less than 10" in diameters across 3.97 acres of aspen stand-meadow complex. Removed conifers to be piled for burning and monitoring will occur for 2-3 years to measure success.

Contact Information
Tim H. Beals
Sierra County
PO Box 530
Downieville, CA 95936

Phone : (530) 289-3251

Location

Counties
Sierra
Township
20N
Range
11E
Section
1,2,11
Base
MDBM
Other Location Info
2100 acres of National Forest System lands located north and northeast Downieville and Sierra City and just west of Sierra Buttes and a smaller area in Butcher Ranch Meadow

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15307
Reasons for Exemption
1) US Forest Service conducted CEQA on project and a record of decision issued based on findings of no significant effect. 2) This is an action to improve and protect natural resources by an agency with jurisdiction. 3) County involvement is grant/CEQA clearance for state funding source to implement project.

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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