Utility Right of Way Shaded Fuel Break


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Utility Right of Way Shaded Fuel Break
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Jackson Demonstration State Forest (JDSF) occupies an area of approximately 48,652 acres within Mendocino County, California. The JDSF Forest Management Plan and associated Fire Protection Plan has 87 miles of planned fire breaks that are intended to minimize the size and intensity of wildfires on JDSF. This project proposes to establish approximately 6 miles of fire break that is consistent with the Fire Protection Plan. See Attached NOE For Full Details.

Contact Information

Julie Rhoads
Agency Name
CAL FIRE - Jackson Demonstration State Forest
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Fort Bragg
Other Location Info
Jackson Demonstration State Forest Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets the requirements of a CEQA Article 19 Class 4 Categorical exemption, consisting of "minor public/private alterations in the conditions of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature & scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes". The California Natural Diversity Data Base (CNDDB) was searched and no rare, threatened or endangered plant or animal species were identified on the project site that will be negatively impacted by this project. The CAL FIRE Archaeologist has been consulted and has determined that this project is exempt from further archaeological review. See Attached NOE For Full Details.


Notice of Exemption

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