Western States Trail Repair, Auburn State Recreation Area

Summary

SCH Number
2006078323
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Western States Trail Repair, Auburn State Recreation Area
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
7/31/2006

Document Description
Repair and reconstruct approximately 12,300 feet of existing, severely entrenched Western States Trail between the Mountain Quarry Railroad Bridge and the Olmstead Loop Trail within Auburn State Recreation Area. The work will include clearing vegetation along the existing trail corridor, removing any berm built up along the trail and reshaping the trail tread with the proper outslope, and constructing drain dips as needed to allow proper drainage. All work will be completed according to the standards and guidelines in the Department's Trails Handbook. Areas with sensitive cultural resources will be flagged and avoided. The work will either occur outside the nesting bird season or if work needs to occur during nesting season, a qualified environmental scientist will survey area for any potential nest sites and these areas will be flagged and avoided.

Contact Information
Jim Micheaels
California Department of Parks and Recreation
7806 Folsom–Auburn Road
Folsom, CA 95630-1797

Phone : (916) 988-0205
jmiche@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
El Dorado
Other Location Info
West of Highway 49 within Auburn State Recreation Area

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15301
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the maintenance of an existing facility involving no expansion of use beyond current levels and is included as "trail or road repairs" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.

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