Sequoia Grove Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB)
Document Title
Sequoia Grove Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Enhance forest health and protect giant sequoia groves located in Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks. WCB Project Tracker ID: 202204

Contact Information

John P. Donnelly
Agency Name
Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


24 miles east of Woodlake, CA
Southern California
Other Location Info
Sequoia Kings Canyon National Parks

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
PRC Section 4799.05(d)
Reasons for Exemption
Pursuant to Public Resources Code Section 4799.05, subdivision (d), CEQA does not apply to prescribed fire, thinning, or fuel reduction projects undertaken on federal lands to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire that have been reviewed under the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), under specified circumstances. On January 13, 2022, the Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency certified that the exemption in Public Resources Code Section 4799.05 should remain in effect. NEPA review for the work to be conducted under the project has been completed through the Fire and Fuels Management Plan for Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks Environmental Assessment and Decision Notice/Finding of No Significant Impact prepared by the National Park Service. The proposed activities are within the scope of the Decision Memo.


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