Eastern Sierra Climate and Communities Resilience Project (SNC# 1272-RC)

Summary

SCH Number
2020030348
Lead Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Eastern Sierra Climate and Communities Resilience Project (SNC# 1272-RC)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/10/2020
Project Applicant
Plumas Corporation

Document Description
The project will establish a group of regional partners, complete a needs assessment, and develop a draft plan of activities to return INF lands surrounding Mammoth Lakes to fire adapted, climate resilient forests, which will improve forest health and provide for safe and effective fire response in the event of wildfire.

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

Phone : (530) 823-4688

Location

Counties
Madera Mono
Other Location Info
Planning effort across 55,000 acres of Inyo National Forest (INF) land surrounding the Town of Mammoth Lakes in Mono and Madera Counties. The project is directly adjacent to the John Muir and Ansel Adams Wilderness Areas and Devils Postpile National Monument.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15306
Reasons for Exemption
This is a planning project involving the preparation of a needs assessment and draft action plan. It does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Specific actions include stakeholder coordination, needs assessment, development of a budget, schedule, and workplans, and development of a draft action plan and draft request for proposals to conduct environmental compliance analysis. The completion of this draft plan 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 a needs assessment and draft action plan. It does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Specific actions include stakeholder coordination, needs assessment, development of a budget, schedule, and workplans, and development of a draft action plan and draft request for proposals to conduct environmental compliance analysis. The completion of this draft plan will not have a legally binding effect on future activities.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020030348_SNC_1272-RC_PlumasCorps_NOE_03   PDF 818 K

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