JDSF Road 540 Maintenance and Pygmy Habitat Restoration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
JDSF Road 540 Maintenance and Pygmy Habitat Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
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. Within the boundaries of JDSF is an existing road system that is approximately 450 miles in length. Road 540 has not been adequately maintained because it has not been part of a timber harvest operation and is not permanently open to the public for vehicle traffic.

Contact Information
Mike Powers
CALFIRE Jackson Demonstration State Forest
802 North Main Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

Phone : (707) 964-5674


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

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions of two classes of Categorical Exemptions to CEQA: Class 1 (Existing Facilities) and Class 4 (Minor Alterations to Land). Most of the project activities will occur within previously disturbed areas. The areas where new ground disturbing activities might occur are limited and are best described as minor in scope. Field review by CAL FIRE staff confirmed that no exceptions apply which would preclude the use of a Notice of Exemption for this project. The Department has concluded that no significant environmental impact would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forestland/timberland, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use planning, mineral resources, noise, population and housing, public services, recreation, transportation/traffic, or to utilities and service systems. Documentation of the environmental review completed by the Department is kept on file at JDSF Offices in Fort Bragg.


Notice of Exemption
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