Tijuana River Valley Invasive Plant Control Program (04/05-SD-04)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Tijuana River Valley Invasive Plant Control Program (04/05-SD-04)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
This project consists of habitat restoration throughout the Tijuana River Valley in Border Field State Park. Exotic vegetation will be removed througout the Tijuana River Valley. In Border Field State Park, the project will concentrate on removing the giant reed (Arundo donax), castor bean (Ricinius communis), and tamarisk (Tamarix ramosissina), in the alluvial fan of Goat Canyon. In addition 5 large Eucalyptus trees will be cut down and chipped. These trees have seeded the area with numerous small seedlings that are encroaching native Willo habitat. Arundo will be moved too the ground with a tractor mounted flail, sprouts will be sprayed with "Round Up", Tamarisk will be cut and stumps painted with "Round Up." To protect the native bird species this project will not occur during nesting season.

Contact Information
Jeanne Akin
Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Phone : (619) 688-3322


San Diego
Other Location Info
Border Field State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
sec 15304, class 4
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated. Project does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees. Project will result in the imprvement of habitat for fish and wildlife resources.

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