San Luis Obispo Wildlife Area Vegetation Management


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Central Region 4 (CDFW)
Document Title
San Luis Obispo Wildlife Area Vegetation Management
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), with the assistance of Cal Fire, plans to apply prescribed fire on approximately 120 acres of the San Luis Obispo Wildlife Area to reduce fuel loading and minimize wildfire risk. The prescribed burn area is within an active sport shooting range and is subject to frequent ignition exposure. Fire control lines would be created and tie into existing features that function as fuel breaks, such as the existing roads.

Contact Information

Dave Hacker
Agency Name
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor)
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Luis Obispo
Southern California
Other Location Info
The project is located at the San Luis Obispo Wildlife Area, seven miles northwest of San Luis Obispo, on the east side of Highway 1, in San Luis Obispo County, 35.3474795°N, 120.7678891°W.

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 7, California Code of Regulations, title 14, section 15307 and 757(7)(D)
Reasons for Exemption
This project is a regulatory agency action for protection of natural resources, specifically reduction fire risk associated with the facilities activities. Title 14, Section 757(7)(D) specifically includes controlled burning for habitat productivity as an exempt activity for CDFW. None of the exceptions in Section15300.2 apply.


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