Thermalito North Forebay Controlled Burn for July 4th Event


SCH Number
Lead Agency
DWR (Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Thermalito North Forebay Controlled Burn for July 4th Event
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
California Department of Water Resources (DWR)

Document Description
Cal-Fire will be conducting an annual controlled burn of up to 20 acres of grassland area within the TNFRA. Land is owned by CA DWR and managed by CA Department of State Parks. This burn is being conducted to alleviate a safety concern due to July 4th Fireworks Celebration (being held at the TNFRA).

Contact Information
Robin Carter
460 Glen drive
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone : (530) 534-2570


Other Location Info
Thermalito North Forebay Recreation Area (TNFRA) south of Garden Dr. and just north of the Thermlito Power Canal.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
When conditions are appropriate, the bum is anticipated to take 3-6 hours in mid June. No ground disturbance (other than fire) will occur, and all sensitive resources will be flagged and avoided by fire crews. No known sensitive resources will be negatively impacted due to this activity.


Notice of Exemption
2019058007   PDF 1139 K

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