Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Sierra Avalanche Center Education & Safety
NOE - Notice of Exemption
The grant funds the OHV Avalanche Advisory, Awareness, and Education Project, an education project for snow machine users. The Project provides information and educational opportunities to empower snow machine users to better manage risk in avalanche terrain. Proposed Project elements include daily avalanche advisory, snowmobile patrol, Know Before You Go (KBYG) avalanche awareness
program, snowmobile avalanche awareness field courses, AIARE Avalanche Level 1 certification courses, interpretive signage and beacon checkers at popular trailheads, and outreach (e.g., public service announcements, social media campaigns, and distribution of messaging materials to regional shops and riding clubs).
Project activities described above do not have the potential for causing a significant adverse effect on the environment. A CEQA Exemption Review Form for the project is on file at the OHMVR Division office listed above