Jones Fire Emergency Dozer and Handline Rehabilitation South Yuba River SP NOE

Summary

SCH Number
2020120479
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Jones Fire Emergency Dozer and Handline Rehabilitation South Yuba River SP NOE
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
12/23/2020
Project Applicant
CA Department of Parks and Recreations
Present Land Use
Ca State Park

Document Description
Use hand crews to rehabilitate a 0.3 mile long dozer constructed fireline and a O 1 mile handline that were installed during fire suppression activities associated with the Jones Fire wildfire incident (Aug. 2020) to reduce erosion, protect water quality, and stabilize steep slopes located in the Jones Bar Management Unit of the South Yuba River State Park. Work will begin immediately to prevent additional resource damage from forecasted precipitation and will include the following tasks: •Spread weed-free rice straw and install weed-free rice straw erosion waddles on areas of open slopes to stop potential soil erosion; •Use hand tools (ie. hand and chain saws) to reduce the size of already cut woody vegetation adjacent to, and along the sides of, the dozer line so that it is manageable to carry; •Cut additional dead/burnt smaller diameter vegetation from along the sides of the dozerline as needed; •Use hand crews (by foot) to transport the dead vegetation to various locations throughout the dozer line to intercept water runoff and stabilize the soil; and •Use hand tools (ie. shovels) to secure vegetation onto the slope with soil as needed.

Contact Information
Silver Hartman
CA Department of Parks and Recreation
PO Box 266
Tahoma, CA 96142

Phone : (530) 525-9535
silver.hartman@parks.ca.gov

Location

Cities
Grass Valley Nevada City North Bloomfield
Counties
Nevada
Regions
Northern California
Cross Streets
Back Bone Rd.
Zip
95959
Total Acres
<1
State Highways
n/a
Township
n/a

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(4); 15269(b)(c)
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of emergency repairs immediately necessary to restore publicly owned facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in an area declared to be in a state of emergency proclaimed by the governor.

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
Jones Fire Emergency Dozer and Handline Rehabilitation South Yuba River SP NOE   PDF 2578 K

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