Dixie West Post Fire Recovery #8GG22628


SCH Number
Public Agency
Honey Lake Valley Resource Conservation District
Document Title
Dixie West Post Fire Recovery #8GG22628
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project footprint is within Lassen County and will conduct post fire recovery work on approximately 4,958 acres of privately owned timberland within portions of the North Fork of the Feather River watershed (specifically within portions of the Hamilton Branch, Jennie Creek, Lower Robbers Creek, Star Lake, and Upper Robbers Creek Planning Watersheds). Work will include site preparation, pre-planting treatment of competing vegetation, sowing and planting of seedlings, and planting of native plant seed for habitat improvement. The target condition for the treated areas is to have well-stocked forests established that are resilient to future natural disturbances such as wildfire, endemic and exotic pests, drought, and increased temperatures.

Contact Information

Kelsey Marks
Agency Name
Honey Lake Valley RCD
Job Title
District Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Total Acres
4,958 acres

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 21080(b)(3) and CEQA Guidelines Section 15269(a)
Reasons for Exemption
Pursuant to CEQA Section 21080(b)(3) and CEQA Guidelines Section 15269(a) a project is exempt from CEQA when it “maintain[s], repair[s], restore[s]... property or facilities damaged or destroyed as a result of a disaster in a disaster stricken area in which a state of emergency has been proclaimed by the Governor pursuant to the California Emergency Services Act, commencing with Section 8550 of the Government Code.” Implementation of the project would restore forested landscapes, restore carbon sequestration capacity of targeted forested landscapes, restore and increase capacity as it relates to above and below ground carbon storage, and restore forest habitat destroyed by the Caldor Fire. The action is therefore exempt from CEQA because it would restore property damaged or
County Clerk


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