Tamien Nation Cultural Fire Stewardship Program Phase 1


SCH Number
Public Agency
California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC)
Document Title
Tamien Nation Cultural Fire Stewardship Program Phase 1
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Notice of Exemption for Coastal Conservancy approval of grant funding on June 1, 2023, for the Tamien Nation Cultural Fire Stewardship Program Phase 1. The program consists of multi-partner cooperative capacity-building and project implementation focused on restoring cultural burning and wildfire resilience on Tamien Nation ancestral lands. The project consists of the professional training and purchase of equipment needed for an approximately five person Tamien Nation Cultural Fire Burn Crew. As part of the project, the new crew will conduct their first vegetation management activities, including prescribed burns, at Henry W. Coe State Park in partnership with California State Parks.

Contact Information

Shalini Kannan
Agency Name
State Coastal Conservancy
Job Title
Project Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Clara
Northern California
Other Location Info
Henry W. Coe State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed project is categorically exempt under 14 California Code of Regulations (CCR) Section 15304 (Minor Alternations to Land) because it involves minor alterations to the condition of vegetation without the removal of healthy, mature, or scenic trees.
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