Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship - Ground Operations


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship - Ground Operations
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Project activities include ongoing road and trail maintenance within existing designated OHV areas of the Tahoe National Forest. These activities include trail tread conservation, erosion control, trail delineation to encourage riders to stay on legal trails; removing downed trees and boulders; maintaining drainage structures along roads and trails; armoring stream crossings; repairing and installing directional signage; and other facilities maintenance. The project also includes public outreach and resource monitoring. The project will not expand existing facility use or operations.

Contact Information

Jon M. O'Brien
Agency Name
Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Environmental Program Manager
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Northern California
Other Location Info
OHV System Trails located in the Tahoe National Forest

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301 Existing Facilities
Reasons for Exemption
The project is exempt because it falls within the CE class listed above. Project activities described above do not have the potential for causing a significant adverse effect on the environment. A CEQA Exemption Review Form for the project is on file at the OHMVR Division office listed above. No exceptions to the exemption apply to this project.


Notice of Exemption

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