Peninsula Maintenance Compound Fuel Reduction


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Peninsula Maintenance Compound Fuel Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will establish defensible space around the maintenance compound at Peninsula. Campground in Folsom Lake State Recreation Area to prevent intense and destructive wildfires and establish defensible space around the compound. Vegetation modification conducted within 100 feet of structures will be in accordance with the Department's 2009 "Guidelines for the Protection of Structures from Wildland Fire." Work will: • Remove dead and downed branches and fell suspended dead limbs that could serve as ladder fuel; • Remove and/or prune dead trees, shrubs or live woody vegetation with poor structural vigor; • Trim live vegetation that comes in contact with structures; and • Pile and burn woody materials on site on authorized burn days over the fall and winter months or chip and locally broadcast materials.

Contact Information

Jim Micheaels
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
Gold Fields District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


El Dorado
Cross Streets
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 4 Section: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of minor public alterations in the condition of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes and is included as "Resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.


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