UC Forestry Camp Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration Demonstration Project (SNC 1228)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030337
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
UC Forestry Camp Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration Demonstration Project (SNC 1228)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2020
Project Applicant
The Regents of the University of California

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding in the amount of $99,952 to The Regents of the University of California to complete pre-implementation resource surveys and CEQA compliance, support collaboration with stakeholders and partners, and support collaboration with the Plumas National Forest on NEPA preparation. This planning and environmental compliance would support future implementation of the UC Forestry Camp Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration Demonstration Project, with the goal of demonstrating a range of ecological restoration and climate resilient forest management approaches that could be replicated across other WUI and sensitive species areas within National Forests, private lands, and other seasonal outdoor education and recreation camps.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Counties
Plumas
Other Location Info
The approximately 2,500-acre project area is located in forested areas along the southern edge of Meadow Valley, CA, and approximately 8 miles west of Quincy, CA. The project is located on the Plumas National Forest and the University of California Lands.

Notice of Exemption

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

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030337_SNC_1228_FH_UCForestryCamp_NOE_03   PDF 975 K

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