Fandango Planning Project to Restore 20,000 Acres in Modoc National Forest (SNC1276)


SCH Number
Public Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Fandango Planning Project to Restore 20,000 Acres in Modoc National Forest (SNC1276)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would provide $120,000 in funding for surveys and analysis necessary for NEPA, CEQA, and forest watershed design plan requirements in preparation for fuel and hazard reduction and forest restoration for approximately 22,000 acres on Modoc National Forest. This forest health planning project would prepare for the potential implementation of restoration and fuel reduction activities on land within the Modoc National Forest, returning it closer to a fire-adapted landscape.

Contact Information

Shannon Ciotti
Agency Name
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Fort Bidwell
Northern California
Other Location Info
Located on the upper northeast side of the Warner Mountains Ranger District, on Modoc National Forest land.
Other Information
Approximately four miles west of Fort Bidwell

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15262: Feasibility and Planning Studies
Reasons for Exemption
This is a planning project involving data collection and the preparation of environmental analysis documents; it does not involve physical alterations to the environment. Specific actions include resource surveys, forest management planning, and preparation of NEPA and CEQA documents that evaluate future possible actions. However, those actions have not been approved, and the completion of these environmental documents will not have a legally binding effect on future activities.
County Clerk


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