Tahoe Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
Tahoe Program Timberland Environmental Impact Report
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation
Project Applicant
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Present Land Use

Document Description
The project consists of a long-term wildfire fuels reduction program within the wild land urban Interface In the California portion of the Lake Tahoe basin. The project proposes numerous forest treatment activities to reduce the risk of wildfire including mechanical thinning, manual/hand thinning, prescribed broadcast burning, understory burning, pile burning, sale and transport of merchantable timber, and the transport and use of biomass for energy generation and wood pulp products. Herbicide treatment Is not proposed. See Notice of Preparation for additional details.

Contact Information
Bill Solinsky
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
PO Box 944246
Sacramento, CA 94244-2460

Phone : (916) 657-0300


El Dorado Placer
Cross Streets
Total Acres
Approx. 25,000 a
Parcel #
State Highways
US 50, SR89, SR 28, SR 2
Lake Tahoe Airport
Lake Tahoe, Truckee River, and multiple streams

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (wildfire risk reduction program)
Project Issues
Aesthetic/Visual Air Quality Archaeologic-Historic Biological Resources Drainage/Absorption Economics/Jobs Flood Plain/Flooding Forest Land/Fire Hazard Geologic/Seismic Greenhouse Gas Emissions Minerals Noise Recreation/Parks Schools/Universities Septic System Soil Erosion/Compaction/Grading Solid Waste Toxic/Hazardous Traffic/Circulation Vegetation Water Quality Water Supply Wetland/Riparian Land Use Cumulative Effects Energy
Reviewing Agencies
Air Resources Board, Major Industrial Projects Cal Fire California Department of Conservation California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 3 California Highway Patrol California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Lahontan South Lake Tahoe Region 6 California State Lands Commission Caltrans, Division of Aeronautics Department of Toxic Substances Control Office of Emergency Services, California Office of Historic Preservation Resources Agency State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality Tahoe Regional Planning Agency California Native American Heritage Commission California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2


Environmental Document
Letter   PDF 228 K noc   PDF 1655 K
State Comments
2019069054 CDFW_FW_ CDFW's comments on the NOP of a DEIR for the Tahoe Program Timberland project   PDF 237 K 2019069054 nahc   PDF 2492 K

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