City of Long Beach, Proposition 12, the Watershed, Wildlife and Parks Improvement Bond Act of 2000, Urban Forest Grant.

Summary

SCH Number
2002018467
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
City of Long Beach, Proposition 12, the Watershed, Wildlife and Parks Improvement Bond Act of 2000, Urban Forest Grant.
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
1/30/2002

Document Description
This project, to be carried out by the City of Long Beach involves the planting of 600 trees scattered in various street and pedestrian walkway locations through out the city. It is anticipated that this project will commence planting trees in March 2002 and run through September 2002. Trees will be native and non-native ornamentals that have been selected for their disease resistance, adaptaion ot the urban landscape, shade capacity, and minmal litter production. Trees will be 15 gallon size, and all trees will be planted, staked and tied, watered and maintained in accordance wih the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection's tree planting guidelines.

Contact Information
Eric Oldar
Department of Forestry And Fire Protection
Lead/Public Agency
Sierra South Area Office 2524 Mulberry Street
Riverside, CA 92501

Phone : (909) 320-6125

Location

Cities
Long Beach
Counties
Los Angeles

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Sec. 15304
Reasons for Exemption
As lead agency under CEQA, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection finds that this project is Categorically Exempt from further environmental analysis. This project involves minor alterations to land and vegetation including the planting of new landscaping trees. As this is a heavily disturbed urban environment there is a low likelihood of impacting any significant biological resources. CDF's staff have reviewed this project and determined that there is no cultural or historic resource present in the project vicinity. CDF's finds that the proposed activities will pose a less than significant impact to the environment including cultural, historic and biological resources.

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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