Butte County Fire Safe Council: Forest Health and Upper Watershed Resilience Grant – USFS Magalia Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Butte County Fire Safe Council: Forest Health and Upper Watershed Resilience Grant – USFS Magalia Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
CAL FIRE would provide funding to the Butte County Fire Safe Council to conduct a variety of treatment methods, including handcut pile and burn, lop and scatter, mastication, hazardous tree removal, and prescribed burning on land within the wildland urban interface (WUI) to integrate forest health promotion with hazardous fuels reduction, and to generate commercial forest by-product. These treatments will reduce wildfire risks to local resources and community members, promote native plant and wildlife species, and improve forest resiliency.

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 Information
Feather River Ranger District, Plumas National Forest in numerous locations around the towns of Paradise, Magalia, Concow, and Yankee Hill in Butte County.

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 Feather River Ranger District, Plumas National Forest NEPA Concow Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision, signed July 1, 2011.


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