Swallow Netting Installation


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Swallow Netting Installation
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Install plastic fruit tree netting on eaves of the top floor of the Peteluma Adobe to prevent cliff swallows (Hirundo pyrrhonota) from building mud nests and damaging historic adobe walls. Netting will be stapled to wood lath strips that in turn will be stapled to the non-historic wood underside of the ceiling and will be installed annually Feb. -March before the birds arrive and removed 2-3 months later. This project protects public health and safety and a cultural resource.

Contact Information

Patti Du Mont
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 1,31 - Section 15301 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consist of a the minor alteration of an existing public structure involving no expansion of use beyond current levels and the maintenance of a historical structure in a manner consistent with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), Weeks and Grimmer.

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