Sierra Avalanche Center Education & Safety


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (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 trailheads, 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
CDPR, OHMVR Division
1725 23rd Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95816-7100



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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