San Bernardino Urban Forestry Partnership


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
Document Title
San Bernardino Urban Forestry Partnership
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
This project, to be carried out in the City of San Bernardino, involves the planting of 874 trees at sites in several street side parkways and city parks. It is anticipated that this project will commence in November of 2002 and will be completed no later than March 1, 2005. Trees will be either native trees or 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 a minimum of 15 gallon commercial nursery stock in size. All trees will be planted, staked and tied, watered and maintained in accordance with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection's tree planting guidelines. A representative street side project location can be found at the 300 block of E. Evans Avenue. A representative park project can be found at 9th Street Park at the intersection of 9th Street and Mt. Vernon in San Bernardino, Ca.

Contact Information

John Melvin
Agency Name
Forestry and Fire Protection
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Bernardino
San Bernardino

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 involves minor alterations to land and vegetation including the planting of new landscaping trees.

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