Burton Creek State Park Forest Restoration Project (Project)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Tahoe Conservancy (California Tahoe Conservancy)
Document Title
Burton Creek State Park Forest Restoration Project (Project)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
California Department of Parks and Recreation

Document Description
The Project will result in the treatment of 132 acres of forest fuel reduction through manual thinning, pile burning, and prescribed burning in Burton Creek State Park. The goal of the Project is to improve forest health and habitat while decreasing the potential for catastrophic stand replacement fire.

Contact Information
Joseph Harvey
California Tahoe Conservancy
1061 Third Street
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Phone : (530) 543-6008


South Lake Tahoe
Other Location Info
The Project will take place in Burton Creek State Park in Placer County (Exhibit A).

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, § 15304. (See also Cal. Code Regs., tit. 14, § 12102.4.)
Reasons for Exemption
The Project consists of minor alterations to vegetation, reducing the dense understory trees and shrubs, and will not result in a significant change in land use or intensity of use. The Project will be conducted by hand crews with no use of heavy machinery.


Notice of Exemption
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