Greene Acres WUI Fuels Reduction Planning Grant

Summary

SCH Number
2019100217
Lead Agency
Sierra County
Document Title
Greene Acres WUI Fuels Reduction Planning Grant
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/10/2019
Project Applicant
County of Sierra (Sierra Nevada Conservancy, granting agency)

Document Description
SNC Cat. 2 planning grant, prior to separate grant application for a joint/inter-agency fuels reduction project adjacent to the WUI Community of Greene Acres (Bassetts). Treatment of between 200-1000 ac. on USFSTahoe Nat. Forest to improve forest health, increase forest resiliency, and reduce risk of catastrophic wildfire.

Contact Information
Tim Beals or Brandon Pangman
Sierra County Planning Dept.
P.O. Box 530
Downieville, CA 95936

Phone : (530) 289-3201

Location

Counties
Sierra
Regions
Unincorporated
Cross Streets
South of uninc. community of Greene Acres/Bassetts in western Sierra County, CA
Township
20N
Range
12E
Section
11,12
Base
MDB&M

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4 (14-CCR-15304); Class 7 (15307)
Reasons for Exemption
Statutory Exemptions. State code number: PRC 4799.05(d)(1) Grant funding for planning and environmental studies only, prior to subsequent grant needed to actually carry out the project--which will entail minor alterations to land and vegetation merely for forest treatment/fuels reduction adjacent to a community in the Wild land Urban Interface; and for increasing forest resiliency and the protection of water, timber, habitat, and other natural resources.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019100217_1676-Greene Acres WUI Grant--NOE   PDF 617 K

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