Rim Fire Recovery

Salvage dead trees to capture economic value; remove roadside hazard trees to protect public and worker safety; reduce fuels for future forest resiliency; improve roads for hydrologic function; and, enhance wildlife habitat.

Location Summary

within the Rim Fire perimeter

Districts: Mi-Wok Ranger District, Groveland Ranger District

Project Documents

  • Scoping

    • Notice of Intent (12-06-2013) (PDF 197kb)
      The Federal Register Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Rim Fire Recovery starts the initial 30-day designated opportunity for public participtation.
    • Scoping Package (12-05-2013) (PDF 729kb)
      The scoping package provides information related to the proposed action, the scoping process and how to submit comments.
  • Supporting

    • Emergency Situation Determination (04-23-2014) (PDF 538kb)
      The Forest Service Chief granted an Emergency Situation Determination (ESD) pursuant to 36 CFR 218.21 on April 23, 2014. The determination that an emergency situation exists is not subject to administrative review. With an ESD granted, the project is not subject to the pre-decisional objection process.
    • CEQ Rim Fire Alternative Arrangements (12-09-2013) (PDF 2832kb)
      Package of documents related to the Council on Environmental Quality approval of Alternative Arrangements for the Rim Fire Recovery EIS.