Remove Invasive Ammophila Plants


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Remove Invasive Ammophila Plants
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Restore native dune habitat by burning and spraying non-native, invasive Ammophila (European Beachgrass) plants throughout the Ten Mile dunes of MacKerricher State Park. Populations of Ammophila will first be burned under controlled conditions. Any resprouts will then be spot sprayed with a 7% concentration of glyphosate herbicide. No work shall be conducted outside of the plover nesting season, and thus limited to the period after September 15th and prior to March 15th. No spraying or burning shall be conducted in areas of sensitive native plant species. All documented archaeological sites in or near the burn shall be flogged and protected from project impacts through strict adherence to avoidance measures specified by the State Archaeologist assigned to the project. The Project Manager shall unsure compliance with all other conditions for archaeological preservation, including (but not limited to) a post-fire survey. Any changes in project scope must be reviewed and approved by the State Archaeologist prior to project implementation. The Project Manager shall ensure that the project is conducted according to the terms of the Prescribed Burn Project Plan, including (but not limited to) consultation with and permitting by regulatory and public safety agencies.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Ten Mile Dunes, MacKerricher State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees, included as "prescribed burns to control invasive species" on the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.

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