Gorse Management Trials


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Gorse Management Trials
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct a series of experimental gorse removal trials within Jug Handle State Reserve using hand tools, heavy equipment for brush cutting and discing, and herbicide applications to cut stems. The experimental trails will provide information to enable California State Parks (CSP) to better control this invasive noxious weed. To avoid the potential for disturbance to nesting birds, heavy equipment will not be used to cut standing brush during the nesting season (March 15 to August 15).

Contact Information

Renee Pasquinelli
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency



Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 06 - Class 4 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Minor alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and basic data collection, research, experimental management, and resource evaluation activities which do not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource.

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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