Panther Creek Forest Restoration Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Panther Creek Forest Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The proposed forest restoration, which consists of two parts, is designated to accelerate the establishment of late succession forest conditions within the Panther Creek watershed of Humboldt Redwoods State Park. Part One involves the silvicultural treatment of 184 acres of forests that were logged prior to park acquisition with the goals of releasing existing Douglas-fir trees and re-establishing the historic dominance ratio of Douglas-fir to tan oak.

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

Phone : 707/ 445-6547 x19


Other Location Info
Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
The proposed action is a resource management project undertaken by a public agency that involves the removal of healthy mature trees for forestry purposes (restoration of late successional forest conditions) and does not result in take of plant or animal species protected under state or federal law, consistent with the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities, in compliance with CCR Section 15300.2.

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