Plumas Emergency Forest Restoration Project: Indian Valley


SCH Number
Public Agency
Feather River Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Plumas Emergency Forest Restoration Project: Indian Valley
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The proposed action within the project footprint include treatment of fire affected vegetation including removal, chipping, or decking of woody debris and dead trees on private non-industrial forests. The project will treat up to 1,151 acres of fire affected lands of private non-industrial forests which burned at moderate to high severity. The project would conduct site preparation and tree planting to re-stablish forest structure, followed by release treatments including herbicide application and manual release, to control brush regeneration and reduce competition for planted trees. Treatments will utilize best management practices including erosion control measures, avoidance of culturally or biologically significant sites, and watercourse protections. The project will remove trees posing a risk to landowners, reduce residual fuel loads, and restore forest conditions.

Contact Information

Michael Hall
Agency Name
Feather River Resource Conservation District
Job Title
District Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Northern California
Total Acres
Other Location Info
Indian Valley, Plumas County

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Declared Emergency
Type, Section or Code
Sec. 21080(b)(3); 15269(a)
Reasons for Exemption
The project is statutorily exempt from CEQA under code (15269(a)); as declared in Executive order N-13-21. The project involves removal of dead trees to reduce future hazardous fuel loads and implement reforestation actions including site preparation and release treatments as measures to repair, restore, or replace property or facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in a disaster stricken area.
County Clerk


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