Thermalito North Forebay Annual Controlled Burn

Summary

SCH Number
2020050370
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
Thermalito North Forebay Annual Controlled Burn
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
5/18/2020
Project Applicant
California Department of Water Resources

Document Description
Cal-Fire will be conducting an annual controlled burn of up to 20 acres of grassland within the TNFRA. Land is owned by CA DWR and managed by CA Department of State Parks. This burn is being conducted to manage the thick grassland vegetation and to alleviate a safety concern due to Future July 4th Fireworks Celebration.

Contact Information
Robin Carter-Ervin
Department of Water Resources
460 Glen Drive
Oroville, CA 95928

Phone : (530) 534-2570

Location

Cities
Oroville
Counties
Butte
Other Location Info
Thermalito North Forebay Recreation Area (TNFRA) south of Garden Dr. and just north of the Thermalito Power Canal.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4 (d), Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
When conditions are appropriate, the burn is anticipated to take 3-6 hours in mid June. Very little ground disturbance (other than fire) will occur, and all sensitive resources will be flagged and avoided by fire crews. No known sensitive resources will be negatively impacted due to this activity. This project will benefit the natural environment.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020050370_NTFB Controlled Burn   PDF 116 K

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