Highway 89 Wolf Creek Fuel Break

Summary

SCH Number
2021030141
Public Agency
Feather River Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Highway 89 Wolf Creek Fuel Break
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
3/4/2021

Document Description
The Highway 89 Wolf Creek Fuel Break proposes implementation of treatments on approximately 518 acres to modify fire behavior, improve forest and watershed health through fuels treatments near along the highway, railroad, and powerline corridor along Highway 89 and Wolf Creek. The project utilizes hand thin of small diameter trees and snags, and pile burn with the potential for on-site chipping and chip broadcast. Additional treatments include broadcast burning, limbing, and burning of small downed woody debris.

Contact Information
Brad Graevs
District Manager
Lead/Public Agency / Parties Undertaking Project
422 N. Mill Creek Rd.
Quincy, CA 95971

Phone : (530) 927-5299
bgraevs@frrcd.org

Location

Cities
Canyon Dam
Counties
Plumas
Parcel #
1230003, 1362033, 1370005, 1370003, 1230006, 1230005, 4030010, 4030011, 1370004
State Highways
CA 89
Other Location Info
T27N, ROSE, S 23, 25, 26, 27 MDMB; T27N, R10E, S 29, 30 MDMB

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project fits under portions the following class of Categorical Exemption: 15304 Minor Alterations to Land (Class 4) allows minor alteration of vegetation including fuel management activities to reduce volume of flammable vegetation, provided the activities do not result in the taking of endangered, rare, or threatened plant/animal species or cause significant erosion and sedimentation of waters. Trees targeted for removal and pruning of residual trees will be restricted to those that reduce the vertical and horizontal continuity of fuels, and/or provide for improved ingress/egress in the event of wildfire. The proposed project has been designed to protect resources from potential significant impacts. The project, as designed, is consistent with the use of a Categorical Exemption.
County Clerk
Plumas

Attachments

Notice of Exemption
Signed NOE   PDF 130 K

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