Case Mountain Fire Fuel Reduction Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021060278
Lead Agency
Tulare County Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Case Mountain Fire Fuel Reduction Project
Document Type
MND - Mitigated Negative Declaration
Received
Present Land Use
Foothill Agriculture (FA); Timber Prodution Zone (TPZ)

Document Description
The project includes vegetation and fuel management activities over 1,100 acres of private land within the Case Mountain area. Proposed vegetation and fuels treatment activities are anticipated to include removal of hazardous trees, tree thinning within 200 feet of roadways, thinning of sequoia groves, and thinning understory trees and brush. Fuel disposal methods would predominantly include mastication, pile and burn, chipping, and underburning. The project includes Project Design Features to identify and avoid potential adverse impacts to aesthetic resources, agricultural resources, biological resources, cultural resources, hazards, soils, and water quality and riparian areas.

Contact Information
Teri Van Huss
Administrator
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant
3530 W. Orchard Ct.
Visalia, CA 93277

Phone : (559) 622-0378
teri@tularecountyrcd.org

Location

Cities
Visalia
Counties
Tulare
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Salt Creek Road
Zip
93271
Total Acres
1,100
State Highways
198
Township
T17S
Range
R29E
Base
MDBM

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Other (Fire Fuel Reduction)
Local Action
Fuel Reduction
Project Issues
Agriculture and Forestry Resources Air Quality Biological Resources Land Use/Planning Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB) California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW) California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) California Department of Parks and Recreation California Department of Transportation, District 6 (DOT) California Department of Water Resources (DWR) California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) California Natural Resources Agency California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Fresno Region 5 (RWQCB) California State Lands Commission (SLC) Central Valley Flood Protection Board Office of Historic Preservation State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality California Department of Conservation (DOC)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
NOI-NOA   PDF 84 K Notice of Completion (NOC)   PDF 335 K Summary_Form_for_Document_Submittal   PDF 192 K Tulare County RCD Case Mtn Draft ISMND   PDF 4206 K
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]
2021060278_DOC Comment   PDF 460 K

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