Exotic Species Control: Yellow Star Thistle and Ailanthus


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Exotic Species Control: Yellow Star Thistle and Ailanthus
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
A variety of methods, including prescribed burns, manual removal, and herbicide application, will be used to control and reduce populations of invasive yellow star thistle, ailanthus, and other non-native species at Columbia State Historic Park, improving conditions for native plant species and foraging areas for native fauna, and protecting park facilities (damage of sewers, water lines, foundations, etc. by tree roots).

Contact Information

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



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1,4; Section 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of maintenance of native growth and minor public alterations in the condition of vegetation that does not involve the removal of scenic trees.

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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