Sierra Avalanche Center Education & Safety

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SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Sierra Avalanche Center Education & Safety
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
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 trail-heads, and outreach (e.g., public service announcements, social media campaigns, and distribution of messaging materials to regional shops and riding clubs).

Contact Information

Brian Robertson
Agency Name
CDPR, OHMVR Division
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Sierra Avalanche Center
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Alpine, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Sierra
greater Lake Tahoe area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Section 15378 not a CEQA project
Reasons for Exemption
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


Notice of Exemption

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