Workforce Development Initiative Phase I -Assessment and Gap Analysis (SNC #TRFRF004)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Workforce Development Initiative Phase I -Assessment and Gap Analysis (SNC #TRFRF004)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
Sierra Business Council

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding in the amount of $35,000 to the Sierra Business Council to develop a comprehensive workforce development initiative to meet the needs of on-the-ground forest and watershed restoration work. The initiative will assess relevant workforce programs, and identify program gaps. A working group consisting of representatives from workforce services agencies, educational entities, state and federal departments, industry organizations and other relevant entities will be convened to identify the funding and programs needed to recruit and train the workers needed to assure a robust, sustainable forest restoration/wood processing Regional economy.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4689


Alpine Amador Butte Calaveras El Dorado Fresno Inyo Kern Lassen Madera Mariposa Modoc Mono Nevada Placer Plumas Shasta Sierra Tehama Tulare Yuba
Other Location Info
The analysis will cover the entire Sierra Nevada Region - potentially including programs in Modoc, Lassen, Shasta, Tehama, Butte, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba, Nevada, Placer El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, Tholumne, Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kern, Alpine, Mono, and Inyo counties.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15262
Reasons for Exemption
See NOE for full details. This is an analysis activity to identify gaps in forest-related workforce availability and capacity. It does not involve physical alterations to the environment.


Notice of Exemption
2019038351   PDF 41 K

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