Millerton Point Prescribed Burn


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Millerton Point Prescribed Burn
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct prescribed broadcast burning in the grasslands of the Millerton Point area of Tomales Bay State Park to restore the natural process of fire in the ecosystem, enhance biodiversity, and control invasive plants and shrubs. Work will occur within the spring or fall burn windows during appropriate weather conditions, in accordance with approved burn plans, and may include re-burning the unit over the next ten (10) years based on site monitoring and conditions. Work will use hand or power tools to construct maximum four-foot (4’) wide fire lines, which will be used as control lines for the burn units, along with wetlines as appropriate, as well as use existing fire roads and trails including the Millerton Point Loop Trail.

Contact Information

Cyndy Shafer
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation, Bay Area District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California, San Francisco Bay Area
Other Location Info
Tomales Bay State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 4 Section: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes, and is included as “Prescribed burns to restore native vegetation, reduce fuel loads, and control invasive exotic or alien species” and “Resource management projects” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.


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