AmCo Stewardship - Mokelumne Community Forest (SNC 1251)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030342
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
AmCo Stewardship - Mokelumne Community Forest (SNC 1251)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2020
Project Applicant
Amador Fire Safe Council

Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide funding in the amount of $95,295 to the Amador Fire Safe Council to prepare a CEQA/NEPA document. This planning and environmental compliance would support future implementation of the AmCo Stewardship - Mokelumne Community Forest project, which is intended to serve to reduce the risk of wildfire near communities and serve as an anchor for land management in the surrounding Wildland Urban Interface.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Counties
Amador
Other Location Info
The approximately 431 ac. project area is located on multiple discontiguous parcels of federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The project area spans westward from Pioneer at Buckhorn Ridge north of Volcano and along Shakeridge Road to the furthest western parcel off Quartz Mountain Road east of Sutter Creek. The parcels are adjacent to communities in and around Buckhorn, Pioneer, Volcano, and Sutter Creek

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 a joint NEPA and CEQA document that evaluate future possible actions. However, those actions have not been approved, and the completion of this 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 a joint NEPA and CEQA document that evaluate future possible actions. However, those actions have not been approved, and the completion of this environmental documents will not have a legally binding effect on future activities.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030342_SNC_1251_FH_AmCoStewardship_NOE_03   PDF 955 K

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