June Mountain Forest Restoration, Project ID: 2019259

Summary

SCH Number
2020080510
Lead Agency
Wildlife Conservation Board (California Wildlife Conservation Board)
Document Title
June Mountain Forest Restoration, Project ID: 2019259
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
8/27/2020
Project Applicant
Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)

Document Description
This project’s goal is to enhance forest health and reduce hazardous fuels through selective thinning.

Contact Information
John P. Donnelly
Department of Fish and Wildlife Wildlife Conservation Board
P. O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94420-2090

Phone : (916) 445-0137

Location

Counties
Mono
Other Location Info
June Mountain Ski Area in the Inyo National Forest in June Lake, Mono County.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Public Resources Code Section 4799.05(d)(1)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA does not apply to prescribed fire, thinning, or fuel reduction projects undertaken on federal lands to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire that have been reviewed under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) if the primary role of a state or local agency is providing funding or staffing for those projects. WCB would provide funding for fuel reduction on 165.5 acres of federal land within the Inyo National Forest. The proposed activities were reviewed in their entirety under NEPA in the June Mountain Vegetation Management Project Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The final Decision Notice for the EA/FONSI was signed by the Plumas National Forest on June 6, 2012. In 2020, the US Forest Service reviewed the EA/FONSI and certified that the NEPA analysis adequately addresses current site conditions and project impacts.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
2020080510_2019259_NOE_June_Mountain_Forest_Restoration_HC_JG_SM   PDF 378 K

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