Historic Russian Windmill Study


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Historic Russian Windmill Study
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Investigate the grassy field south of entrance to Fort Ross State Historic Park by remote sensing and test excavations to determine, if possible, the location of the original Russian windmill on the site. Once remote sensing of the site is completed, approximately five test plots (one meter square) will be excavated to a depth of approximately 60 centimeters. Area has been previously disturbed and vegetation is primarily non-native annuals, with sparse strands of coyote bush. A DPR archaeologist will conduct or monitor all excavations.

Contact Information

Shaelyn Raab Strattan
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Fort Ross State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Type, Section or Code
Class: 6 Section: 15306
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of basic data collection and research that will not result in a serious disturbance to an environmental resource. Project is part of a study to evaluate a potential project that is yet to be approved or funded.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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