Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, Downieville Trail System, Ground Operations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, Downieville Trail System, Ground Operations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project activities include continuing road and trail maintenance within existing designated OHV areas of the Sierra National Forest. These activities include removing road, trail, and campground side brush; minor tread maintenance; trail delineation to encourage riders back to legal trails; removing downed trees and boulders; maintaining and installing drainage structures along roads and trails; armoring stream crossings; placement of rock rip rap; repairing and installing directional signage; and other facilities maintenance. The project also includes public outreach and resource monitoring.

Contact Information

Jon M. O'Brien
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Environmental Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
OHV System Trails located in the Tahoe National Forest

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it falls within the CE class listed above. Project activities described above do not have the potential for causing a significant adverse effect on the environment. A CEQA Exemption Review Form for the project is on file at the OHMVR Division office listed above. No exceptions to the exemption apply to this project.


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