Mountain Meadows Conservation Project (SNC 1153-LC)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030327
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Mountain Meadows Conservation Project (SNC 1153-LC)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2020
Project Applicant
The Trust for Public Land

Document Description
The project creates and pilots a Climate Responsive Conservation Easement, an associated conservation plan and monitoring. Project will permanently protect working lands as well as a vast upper watershed meadow. The Mountain Meadows meadow complex is the second largest montane meadow in the Sierra. Project success will also contribute to local businesses, enhance tourism, and protect a landscape central to Mountain Maidu origin stories.

Contact Information
Jamie Sammut
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Counties
Lassen
Other Location Info
Home Ranch, a 2,476 ac. property in SW Lassen County, 15 mi. E of Chester, 17 mi. W of Susanville. Surrounded by Lassen National Forest, approx. 15 mi. from Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15325
Reasons for Exemption
The project is a Transfer of Ownership of Interest In Land to Preserve Existing Natural Conditions and Historical Resources. There are multiple purposes to protecting the property, including continued agricultural use, habitat, and open space. There will be no change to the primary land use and no physical alterations to the environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030327_SNC_1153_LC_NOE_TPL_03   PDF 770 K

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