Blue Rush Forest Restoration Project

Summary

SCH Number
2019038340
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Blue Rush Forest Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide $999,960 in funding to the Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation and Development Council for forest fuel reduction treatments on 450 acres of federal lands within the Sierra National Forest. If funding allows, the project would also include fuels treatments on an additional 200 acres, and associated revegetation, education, and outreach activities.

Contact Information
Shannon Ciotti
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

5308234689

Location

Coordinates
37°01'5.09"N 119°12'54.70"W
Cities
Shaver Lake
Counties
Fresno

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 4799.05(d)(1)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA does not apply to prescribed fire, thinning, or fuel reduction projects undertaken on federal lands to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire that have been reviewed under the federal NEPA ii the primary role of a state or local agency is providing funding or staffing for those projects. The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding for fuel reduction activities on up to 650 acres of federal land within the Sierra National Forest. The actions to be undertaken were reviewed in their entirety pursuant to NEPA as documented in a Decision Memo (DM) for a Categorical Exclusion (CE). The final CE/DM was signed by the Sierra National Forest on February 15, 2018.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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