Badger Restoration Project (SNC 1268)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030340
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Badger Restoration Project (SNC 1268)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2020
Project Applicant
USFS Lassen National Forest

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding in the amount of $100,000 to the U.S. Forest Service, Lassen National Forest, to complete pre-implementation surveys, and prepare a NEPA/CEQA document. This project is a part of a landscape-level project within the Burney-Hat Creek Basins Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project (CFLRP). This planning and environmental compliance would support future implementation of the CFLRP, with the goal to increase landscape level resilience to disturbances including fire, insects, disease, and drought, and protect local communities.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Counties
Shasta
Other Location Info
The approximately 38,500-acre project area is adjacent to Highway 44, west of the Hat Creek Rim and the community of Old Station, and adjacent to the north side of Lassen Volcanic National Park. The project area is located within the Hat Creek Watershed. Approx center at 40°35'02.9"N 121 °26'19.2"W

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 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 the preparation of environmental analysis documents; it does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Specific actions include 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
2020030340_SNC_1268_FH_BadgerRestProject_NOE_03   PDF 784 K

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