USDA Forest Service, “East Fork Scott”


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
USDA Forest Service, “East Fork Scott”
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
CAL FIRE would provide funding to the United States Forest Service (USFS) to conduct fuel reduction treatments by manual felling, mechanical felling, chipping, or by mastication, and broadcast burning. These treatments will reduce wildfire risks, promote improved forest health and resilience in early and mid-to late-seral habitat, enhance meadow and oak woodland habitat, manage sensitive plants, improve forage for large game, reduce sediment input from various sources, protect and enhance riparian habitat and shade, and improve firefighter and public safety.

Contact Information

Shannon Johnson
Agency Name
California Department of Foresty and Fire Protection
Job Title
Staff Chief
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Total Acres
Other Location Info
Portions of T40N, R6W, Secs 5-8, and 18; T40N, R7W, Secs 1-5, 8-23, 27-33; T40N, R8W, Secs 4, 10, 12-15, 23, 24; T41N, R6W, Secs 7, 18-20, 29-31; T41N, R7W, Secs 1, 2, 11-14, 22-27, 32-36, MDBM
Other Information
Salmon/Scott River Ranger District, Klamath National Forest 10 miles northeast of Callahan, California

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
PRC 4799.05(d)(1)
Reasons for Exemption
CEQA does not apply to fuel reduction, reforestation, & habitat restoration projects undertaken, in whole or in part, on federal lands to reduce the risk of high severity wildfire that have been reviewed under the NEPA, if the primary role of a state or local agency is providing funding or staffing for those projects. The proposed project was reviewed in its entirety under the Salmon/Scott River Ranger District, Klamath National Forest NEPA East Fork Scott Project Environmental Assessment and Decision Notice and Finding of No Significant Impact signed November 18, 2020.


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