HRV Studies in TCSI Area (SNC #CCI007)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
HRV Studies in TCSI Area (SNC #CCI007)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide CCI funding in the amount of $150,000 to the USDA, Forest Service, Region 5 to quantify historic range of variability (HRV) to evaluate the relative effects of alternative future management scenarios on landscape structure. HRV studies the spatially and temporary dynamic mosaic of ecological systems. This project will result in an extended landscape scale for which the HRV Is available to public land managers. The value of this will be to be able to specifically evaluate the relative effects of alternative future management scenarios on landscape structure for the TCSI area specifically and for the Northern and Central Sierra forests in general.

Contact Information

Andrea Willams
Agency Name
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
USDA, Forest Service, Region 5
Contact Types
Project Applicant


El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sierra, Yuba
Other Location Info
Reserach within the Tahoe National Forest and Eldorado National Forest.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of basic data collection, research, and resource evaluation activities that do not involve physical alterations to the environment and will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.


Notice of Exemption

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