Hayes-O'Gara Sierra Buttes Open Space Preserve Acquisition Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sierra County
Document Title
Hayes-O'Gara Sierra Buttes Open Space Preserve Acquisition Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project consists of acquisition by the Sierra County Land Trust ofup to 487.76 acres of land on up to 8 parcels currently owned by the Hayes and O'Gara families in the Sierra Buttes Mine area. We are applying for State grant to purchase the parcels as funding is available. The purpose of the project is to form the HayesO'Gara Open Space Preserve which is largely within the County's Sierra Buttes/Lakes Basin Special Treatment area. See NOE for full description.

Contact Information

Tim Beals
Agency Name
County of Sierra
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Sierra City
Parcel #
008-120-026; 008-120-027; 008-120-028; 008-120-029
Other Information
other parcel numbers 008-120-030; 008-120-033; 008-120-034; 008-120-038

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 13 Section 15313, Class 25
Reasons for Exemption
acquisition of lands for wildfire conservation and a transfer of ownership to preserve natural conditions and historic resources.


Notice of Exemption

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