Jack London Prescribed Grassland Burns

Summary

SCH Number
2020090538
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Jack London Prescribed Grassland Burns
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/29/2020
Project Applicant
California Department of Parks and Recreation, Bay Area District

Document Description
Conduct prescribed burns within grasslands in Jack London State Historic Park to restore the natural process of fire in the ecosystem, control invasive plants, and reduce fuels. Within the six (6) acre May’s Clearing grassland and the two-and-a-half (2.5) acre Woodcutter’s Meadow, work will occur within spring or fall burn windows during appropriate weather conditions and in accordance with approved burn plans. Work will use hand or power tools to construct maximum four-foot (4’) wide fire lines, which will be used as control lines for the burn units, along with existing fire roads and trails.

Contact Information
Cyndy Shafer
California Department of Parks and Recreation, Bay Area District
845 Casa Grande Road
Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone : (707) 769-5652
Cyndy.Shafer@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Sonoma
Regions
San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Jack London State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 4, Section: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public alterations of land and vegetation that does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes, and is included as “Prescribed burns to restore native vegetation, reduce fuel loads, and control invasive exotic or alien species” and “resource management projects” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
13163_JLSHP Jack London Prescribed Grassland Burns FinalNOE_09   PDF 200 K

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