Favero Ranch Prescribed Fire #1


SCH Number
Public Agency
Yolo County Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Favero Ranch Prescribed Fire #1
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project proposes to reduce fuel loading and provide training opportunities for local and state fire agencies. A secondary objective is to reduce populations of invasive thistle (Centaurea spp.) to enhance grazing. To achieve these objectives the project proponent proposes to use broadcast burning within the project boundaries, which encompass 964 acres.

Contact Information

Heather Nichols
Agency Name
Yolo County Resource Conservation District
Job Title
Executive Director
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant


unincorporated area, Williams
Northern California
Cross Streets
Spring Valley Road and Baker Road
Total Acres

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Section 15304 Minor Alterations to Land
Reasons for Exemption
The project meets the requirements of Class 4 Categorical Exemption (minor alterations to land) Section 15304. Project implementation will result in alterations to the land that are best described as minor in scope, that will not significantly impact the aesthetic of the property, or biological and/or cultural resources, and that do not involve the removal of mature, scenic trees for any purpose. No exceptions apply which would preclude the use of a “Notice of Exemption” for this project. It has been concluded that no significant adverse environmental impacts would occur to aesthetics, agriculture and forest resources, air quality, biological resources, cultural resources, energy, geology and soils, greenhouse gas emissions, hazards and hazardous materials, hydrology and water quality, land use and planning, mineral resources, noise, populations and housing, public services, recreation, transportation and traffic, utilities and service systems, or wildfire. Documentation of the environmental review completed by Jacobszoon Associates is available at the Yolo County Resource Conservation District, 221 W Court St #1, Woodland, CA 95695.
County Clerk


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