Maintain Foredune Community


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Maintain Foredune Community
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 approximately 15 acres of Beachgrass in the Pismo Dunes Natural Preserve at Pismo State Beach, restoring foredune habitat and improving conditions for native plant species and foraging areas for native fauna Project will extend over two herbicide application seasons, with subsequent maintenance phases. As the foredune community regenerates, it is expected to also provide additional nesting habitat for the Western snowy plover.

Contact Information

Dennis Wardell
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Pismo Beach
San Luis Obispo

Notice of Exemption

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

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