Annual Maintenance Herbicide Spraying, Auburn State Recreational Area


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Annual Maintenance Herbicide Spraying, Auburn State Recreational Area
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Spray herbicides to control weeds immediately adjacent to developed facilities and administrative areas within Auburn State Recreation Area. Treatment locations include around developed campground sites, restrooms, picnic sites, radio repeater sites, fences, walls, fuel tanks, signs, garbage containers, buildings, sheds, gates and utility sites. The purpose of the spraying is to control weeds to create a fire safe buffer around facilities and to maintain the appearance of facilities to park standards. The required recommendations for herbicide to be used and the applications methods in the maintenance spraying program will be obtained from a Certified Pest Advisor . Herbicied likely to be used in the program may include Round-up, Surflan, Redeam, Garlon, and Telar. Herbicides will be applied by park staff with Qualified Applicators Certificate. Applications will avoid all water sources and wet areas including rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and wet drainages. Spraying will occur only when conditions will permit avoiding any drift or cover-spray. All required records on herbicide use will be filed with Placer and El Dorado Counties.

Contact Information

Jim Michaels
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


El Dorado, Placer

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor alteration to the condition of vegetation, which will not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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