Fuel Reduction Foster Truck Trail


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, South Coast Region 5 (CDFW)
Document Title
Fuel Reduction Foster Truck Trail
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The purpose of this project is to reduce fire hazard/fuel load along the Foster Truck Trail Road (FTTR) and to reduce the fire hazard/fuel load in a specific area of the Reserve by removing non-native eucalyptus trees. This Reserve is on CalFire’s Fire Resource Assessment Program (FARP) maps as a “Very High Fire” Hazard Severity Zone. CalFire has brushed the roads in the past, but the roadway needs to be re-brushed. The eucalyptus grove is a large fuel source that is choking out native sage scrub. Removal of the grove will highly benefit the native habitat and wildlife in the area and reduce the fire hazard/fuel load.

Contact Information

Tim Dillingham
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife South Coast Region
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Agency Name
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW)
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Other Location Info
The project site is located at the Foster Truck Trail Road within San Vicente Highlands Reserve CDFW land.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4; Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project will consist of minor brush clearing of common brush species located in and along the roadside. The project will also consist of the removal of a small grove of non-native eucalyptus trees, but will avoid impacts to the understory vegetation.


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