Quincy Wildfire Protection Project - SNC 1317

Summary

SCH Number
2021070337
Public Agency
Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Document Title
Quincy Wildfire Protection Project - SNC 1317
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/16/2021
Document Description
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) would provide funding to the Plumas County Fire Safe Council for hazardous fuel reduction activities on at least 151 acres of privately owned land southwest of Quincy, California. Fuel treatments would include manual and mechanical thinning, mastication, and chipping. Hand thinning would be used on slopes too steep for mechanical equipment and chips would be removed from project area for utilization. The intent of the project is to reduce risks from wildfire to the community and its critical infrastructure, as well as create a forest structure resilient to the effects of fire.

Contact Information

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

Location

Cities
Quincy
Counties
Plumas
Regions
Northern California
Other Location Info
T24N, R9E, S 16

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
CEQA Guidelines Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The Quincy Wildfire Protection Project is categorically exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines Section 15304, Class 4, which consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of mature, scenic trees except for forestry and agricultural purposes. The minor land alterations proposed by the project consist of forestry treatments to reduce hazardous fuels in the WUI and improve forest health. The project activities have been analyzed and would not result in significant adverse impacts or any exceptions to the exemption.
County Clerk
Plumas

Attachments

Notice of Exemption

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