Ladybug Forest Health and Fuels Reduction


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Ladybug Forest Health and Fuels Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project’s goal is to enhance forest health and reduce hazardous fuels through selective thinning.

Contact Information

John P. Donnelly
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Ladybug parcel in the Tahoe National Forest, 19 miles north of Truckee in Sierra County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Statutory Exemptions, State code Number: Public Resources Code Section 4799.05(d)(1), Categorical Exemption. 153301 Exis
Reasons for Exemption
The Project is statutorily exempt from the CEQA pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 4799.05(d)(1), as the Project involves 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 federal National Environmental Policy Act. In addition, the Project is proposed as exempt from CEQA pursuant to the State CEQA Guidelines, Section 153301, Existing Facilities, as it involves maintenance and/or minor alteration of existing facilities or topographical features including maintenance of wildlife habitat to protect fish and wildlife resources, and Section 15304, Minor Alterations to Land, as it involves minor alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
153301 Existing Facilities; 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Minor Alterations to Land


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