Taber Trail Reroute


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Taber Trail Reroute
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Reroute Taber Trail in Standish Hickey Recreation Area to eliminate the steep grades encountered along the existing alignment and to create a more accessible trail for all users. Work will: install gravel turnpiking and a drain lens to correct drainage flow and to eliminate a short, steep linear grade; remove a portion of the trail along the creek; install hardened tread surface (rock riprap or pavers) across creek; haul excavated materials to a stable location for later use as turnpiking. Additional work includes removal of vegetation from the meadow and trail with weed wrenches, uprooting, and a non-toxic brush control. Upon completion of vegetation controls, the meadow will be reforested. Project increases accessibility and protects natural resources.

Contact Information
John E. Harris
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Lead/Public Agency
P.O. Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502-2006

Phone : (707) 445-6547 x19



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301, 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of the repair and minor alteration of existing facilities and topographical features, involving negligible expansion of use beyond current levels (included as "trail or road repairs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4; and minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation, that do not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, included as "trail construction or realignment" in DPR's list of exempt activities.

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