Independence Lake

Summary

SCH Number
2019100402
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection)
Document Title
Independence Lake
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/21/2019

Document Description
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) will use prescribed burning on approximately 203 acres at the east end of its Independence Lake Preserve. This will be a broadcast bum from mid-late October until mid-November of 2019. The environmental setting is mixed conifer forest, Jeffery pine forest, and mountain chaparral. The Preserve surrounded by the Tahoe National Forest. TNC will contract with a bum contractor - Firestorm Wildland Fire Suppression - for the bum. There will be 22 bum professionals and 3-4 fire engines on- site during the bum and mop-up. Burning and mop-up should be completed within 5 days.

Contact Information
Chris Fichtel
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
One East First Street, Suite 1007
Reno , NV 89501

Phone : (775) 322-4990 ext. 3114

Location

Counties
Sierra
Cross Streets
SEE ATTACHED NOE

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions of 4 Categorical Exemption "15304 Minor Alterations to Land" - "Class 4 consists of minor public or private alterations in the conditions of land, water and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature and scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes."

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2019100402   PDF 683 K

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