2018 Social Equity Urban Forest Improvement Program 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEI-0040 "8GG17414"


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
2018 Social Equity Urban Forest Improvement Program 17-GHG-UF-01-UFEI-0040 "8GG17414"
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This statewide grant project will utilize a successful practice of engaging local grassroots through sub-grants to plant and maintain 2300 site-appropriate trees across the state. California ReLeaf will leverage partnerships to host workshops targeting small organizations suitable for sub-grants. Areas of focus include, Los Angeles, the Bay Area, the Central Valley and the Central Coast. This project will mostly take advantage of vacant panting sites, schools and parks. NOTE: See NOE for full details.

Contact Information

Robert Little
Agency Name
Cal Fire
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Location: Multiple-- Statewide Urban Areas NOTE: See NOE for full details.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, & 6
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions of Class 4-Minor Alterations to Land and Class 6, Information Collection. Review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply that would preclude the use of a notice of exemption for this project. The department has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland or timberland, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use planning mineral resources, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation or traffic, or to utilities and service systems. Class 6 consists of basic data collection, research, experimental management and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at CAL FIRE Headquarters, 1416 Ninth Street, Sacramento, CA.

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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