This project is located in a mixed conifer-oak woodland forest and chaparral community in the San Bernardino mountains. Ponderosa Pine, white fir, incense cedar, and black oak are the main tree species. Shrub species include a variety of ceanothus, manzanita, and other shrub species. The project is approximately 2,431 acres and is located on the Hubert Eaton Scout Reservation property near Lake Arrowhead at an elevation of about 5,500 feet. This project will reduce wildfire risk by
reducing the hazardous fuels.
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This project meets the requirements of Class 4 Categorical Exemption (Minor Alterations to Land), 15304. Class 4 consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes. This project as proposed, consists of mastication, tracked chipping, crew work and piling and burning of vegetation and does not remove healthy, mature, or scenic trees·. These activities are best described as minor in scope.
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