Utility Right of Way Shaded Fuel Break

Summary

SCH Number
2019071006
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Utility Right of Way Shaded Fuel Break
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/25/2019
Project Applicant
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

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
CAL FIRE - Jackson Demonstration State Forest
802 North Main Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Phone : (707) 964-5674

Location

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

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304
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.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
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