Forest Restoration and Prescribed Fire Crew Development (SNC #TRFRF00S)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Forest Restoration and Prescribed Fire Crew Development (SNC #TRFRF00S)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding in the amount of $40,000 to Calaveras Healthy Impact Products Solutions to expand their exisiting forest restoration and prescribed fire crew program to recruite, coordinate, train, and deploy an additional crew as requested by tribal organizations in other areas of the Sierra Nevada region. The program recruits, trains, certifies, and deploys Native American and at-risk youth in an environment of structured work and social services to perform fuel reduction, prescribed fire, and other restoration tasks.

Contact Information

Shannon Ciotti
Agency Name
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Calaveras Healthy Impact Products Solutions
Contact Types
Project Applicant


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 prescribed fire crew could potentially be available throughout the Sierra Nevada region - potentially including Modoc, Lassen, Shasta, Tehama, Butte, Plumas, Sierra, Yuba, Nevada, Placer El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, 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 a program development activity to recruit and train a workforce crew. It does not involve physical alterations to the environment.


Notice of Exemption

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