Inspiration Horse Excavation (05/06-CD-19)


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Inspiration Horse Excavation (05/06-CD-19)
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Excavation and recovery of vertebrate fossils, identified as a fully articulated posterior thoracic, lumbar and sacral vertebrae, and pelvic girdle of an extinct horse. Excavation is necessary for the protection and conservation of these very significant fossil specimen. The fossils are exposed in the wall of an actively badlands wash, and are adjacent to a well traveled dirt road, which could result in damage by the public.

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



San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304, 15306 - Class 4 & 6
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated.
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