Wildfire Resilience on Napa County Protected Lands

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Wildfire Resilience on Napa County Protected Lands
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Napa County Resource Conservation District will conduct wildfire resilience activities at Linda Falls Preserve, Pacific Union College Demonstration and Experimental Forest, Suscol Intertribal Council’s Suskol House Land, and Moore Creek Park in Napa County. Work on all these sites will consist of selective thinning and removal of trees and brush, including non-native vegetation. Methods will not use chemicals, cause significant ground disturbance, or impact any listed species or cultural resources.

Contact Information

Virgilio Cuasay
Agency Name
California Coastal Conservancy
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Lucas Patzek
Agency Name
Napa County Resource Conservation District
Contact Types
Project Applicant


Angwin, Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena
San Francisco Bay Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 and 15269
Reasons for Exemption
All components of the proposed project that will take place on the Linda Falls Preserve, Suskol House Land, and Moore Creek Park properties are statutorily and categorically exempt from environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to the CEQA Guidelines at California Code of Regulations, Title 14, Sections 15304 and 15269. Section 15304 (Minor Alterations) exempts projects that consist of minor alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes. Section 15269 (Emergency Projects) exempts emergency projects, including: emergency repairs to serviced facilities necessary to maintain service essential to the public health, safety, or welfare, including those repairs that require a reasonable amount of planning to address and anticipated emergency; and specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency.
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