Trapper Forest Health Restoration, Project ID: 2021062
- SCH Number
- Public Agency
- California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
- Document Title
- Trapper Forest Health Restoration, Project ID: 2021062
- Document Type
- NOE - Notice of Exemption
- Document Description
- The project will implement ground-based fuels treatments including hand cutting, hand thinning, and hand piling small-diameter trees over 1,308 acres in the Tahoe National Forest, in the Yuba River watershed. The small-diameter trees are located in overstocked forests, which are in an unhealthy condition. These forest restoration treatments will reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfire, enhance stream flow, and improve ecosystem health.
- Contact Information
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
Phone : (916) 445-0137
- Sierra Yuba
- Other Location Info
- The center of the Project area is located approximately five miles northeast of Camptonville, on public lands in the Tahoe National Forest (estimated Project center: 39.485503,- 120.967644).
Notice of Exemption
- Exempt Status
- Statutory Exemption
- Type, Section or Code
- Public Resources Code Section 4799.05(d)(1)
- 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 hand cutting, hand thinning, and hand piling small-diameter trees undertaken on federal lands to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire that have been reviewed under the federal National Environmental Policy Act. NEPA review for the work to be conducted under the Project was completed through the Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact for the Trapper Project prepared by U.S. Forest Service, Tahoe National Forest and signed on December 16, 2020.
- Notice of Exemption
- 2021062_TrapperForest_NOE_AB_SM_HC_JS PDF 237 K
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