Revitalization of the Urban Forest in Downtown Bakersfield, Proposition 12, the Watershed, Wildlife and Parks Improvement Bond Act of 2000, Urban Forest Grant

Summary

SCH Number
2002098245
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
Revitalization of the Urban Forest in Downtown Bakersfield, Proposition 12, the Watershed, Wildlife and Parks Improvement Bond Act of 2000, Urban Forest Grant
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
9/18/2002

Document Description
This project, to be carried out by The Tree Foundation of Kern, involves the planting of 640 trees throughout various parks in the City of Bakersfield. It is anticipated that this project will commence in November of 2002 and be completed by March 2005, excepting maintenance. Trees will be native and non-native ornamentals that have been selected for their disease resistance, adaptation to the urban landscape, shade capacity, and minimal litter production. Trees will be 15 gallon in size, and all trees will be planted, staked and tied, watered and maintained in accordance with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protections guidelines.

Contact Information
Darla Mills
Department of Forestry And Fire Protection
Lead/Public Agency
Fresno-Kings Unit 210 South Academy
Sanger, CA 93657

Phone : 559-485-7500 x 116

Location

Cities
Bakersfield
Counties
Kern

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. This project involve minor alterations to land and vegetation inlcuding the planting of new landscaping trees.

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