El Dorado Canal Diversion Vegetation Management Project

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021040561
Lead Agency
El Dorado Irrigation District
Document Title
El Dorado Canal Diversion Vegetation Management Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Natural Resources (NR) in the El Dorado General Plan
Document Description
The El Dorado Irrigation District (EID) proposes to implement the El Dorado Canal Diversion Vegetation Management Project (Project) to reduce fire risk by treating vegetation on approximately 42-acres of EID property in the vicinity of the El Dorado Canal near the El Dorado Diversion Dam. The Project site is adjacent to U.S. Highway 50 approximately 1.5 miles southwest of the town of Kyburz in El Dorado County, California. Vegetation management proposed by EID is designed to protect critical water infrastructure facilities located in a very high fire hazard severity zone while also serving to reduce fuel loads and create defensible space for neighboring communities located in the wildland urban interface. Vegetation management activities that would be carried out under the Project include tree and brush removal, mastication and pruning to inhibit fire spread. The Project would be funded by a California Climate Investments Fire Prevention Grant administered by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). The Fire Prevention program is designed to improve resiliency of forested and forest-adjacent communities and upper watershed forests while achieving climate goals.

Contact Information

Name
Doug Venable
Agency Name
Environmental Review Analyst
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Location

Cities
Placerville
Counties
El Dorado
Regions
Countywide, Unincorporated
Cross Streets
SR-50 and Webber Mill Road
Zip
95667
Total Acres
42
State Highways
50
Township
11N
Range
15E
Section
29
Base
Kyburz

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Other (vegetation management program)
Local Actions
Calfire grant
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Drainage/Absorption, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, North Central Region 2 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Transportation, District 3 (DOT), California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Natural Resources Agency, California State Lands Commission (SLC), Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Office of Historic Preservation, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Sacramento Region 5 (RWQCB)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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