2020 Grassland Controlled Burn


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Water Resources, Department of (California Department of Water Resources)
Document Title
2020 Grassland Controlled Burn
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Project Applicant
CA Department of Water Resources (DWR)

Document Description
CalFire will perform the controlled burns on approximately 250 acres of grassland around the Thermalito Forebay. These controlled burns are a way for DWR and DPR to control and manage the vegetation and fire risk in these areas.

Contact Information
Robin Carter-Ervin
CA Dept. of Water Resources
460 Glen Drive
Oroville, CA 95966

Phone : (530) 534-2570


Other Location Info
The proposed locations are around the Thermalito Forebay: North Thermalito Forebay, South Thermalito Forebay, Thermalito Forebay and Thermalito Afterbay.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
This project is exempt because it is maintenance of wildlife habitat areas. The burn will not impact any sensitive biological or cultural habitat. This project will improve the natural environment. These areas will also serve as fuel breaks this summer and decrease the fire potential around the Thermalito Forebay which is a popular public use area.


Notice of Exemption
2020070408_Controlled Burn   PDF 125 K

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