Fuels Reduction in Bummerville, Calaveras County (SNC 1226)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030336
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Fuels Reduction in Bummerville, Calaveras County (SNC 1226)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2020
Project Applicant
Calaveras Healthy Impact Product Sol

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding in the amount of $55,660 to the Calaveras Healthy Impact Product Solutions to complete pre-implementation resource surveys, prepare a proposed action and purpose and need document to support NEPA and CEQA compliance, and prepare a NEPA/CEQA document. This planning and environmental compliance would support future implementation of the "Fuels Reduction in Summerville, Calaveras County" Project, with the goal of enhancing watershed health by minimizing the risk of fire ignition, fire spread, soil erosion, drought and pestilence while conserving water and accelerating carbon sequestration and storage.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Counties
Calaveras
Other Location Info
The approximately 456-acre project area is located along the Hwy 26 corridor in Calaveras County on U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land near the communities of Bummerville, West Point, Wilseyville, Sandy Gulch, Rail Road Flat, and Glencoe. Winton Road is on the north perimeter, the Middle Fork Mokelumne River is on the South, and Bear Creek on the west.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306
Reasons for Exemption
This is a planning project involving resource surveys and the preparation of environmental analysis documents; it does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Specific actions include biological and other resource surveys, and preparation of NEPA and CEQA documents that evaluate future possible actions. However, those actions have not been approved, and the completion of these environmental documents will not have a legally binding effect on future activities.
Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15262
Reasons for Exemption
This is a planning project involving resource surveys and the preparation of environmental analysis documents; it does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Specific actions include biological and other resource surveys, and preparation of NEPA and CEQA documents that evaluate future possible actions. However, those actions have not been approved, and the completion of these environmental documents will not have a legally binding effect on future activities.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030336_SNC_1226_FH_BummervilleFuelsReduct_NOE_03   PDF 945 K

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