Plumas Bridge Out Road Fuel Reduction


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Plumas Bridge Out Road Fuel Reduction
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Implement forest thinning, chipping, biomass removal, and pile burning at Plumas-Eureka State Park to reduce hazardous fuels, improve defensible space, protect life and property, promote large tree resilience, increase vegetative and structural diversity, and create a mosaic of forest openings. Work will: • Use heavy equipment and hand tools to thin 48 acres of forest land; • Create up to 100-ft of defensible space around structures; • Remove logs suitable for firewood and chip and remove remaining slash; • Construct three (3) temporary landings (each approx. 120-ft by 120-ft) for project duration and then remove after project completion; • Restore all temporary vehicle/tractor off-road routes created for the proposed project work; • Construct, and then prescribe burn, piles dispersed throughout the 48-acre project footprint; • Repair or perform maintenance on existing roads, including but not limited to improving or installing drainage features and/or repairing existing paved surfaces; and • Excavate three (3) 3-ft deep by 2-ft wide holes and install of one (1) gate at Bridge Out Road.

Contact Information

Lindsay Cline
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Job Title
Senior Environmental Scientist
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency / Project Applicant / Parties Undertaking Project


Northern California
Cross Streets
County Road A-14, Johnsville McCrea Road
Jamison Creek
Other Location Info
Plumas-Eureka State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class: 1 & 4 Section: 15301 & 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This Project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public or private structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving negligible or no expansion of use beyond current levels and minor public or private alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry or agricultural purposes and is included as “Resource management projects” in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR§ 15300.4.
County Clerk


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