Look and Luke Prairie Restoration

Summary

SCH Number
2006108129
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Look and Luke Prairie Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received
Posted
10/11/2006

Document Description
The project will entail the restoration of Look and Luke prairies (approximately 109 acres) in Humboldt Redwoods State Park by means of prescribed burning, removal of encroaching Douglas-fir trees, and control of invasive exotic plants. A low intensity prescribed fire will be implemented between September 16 and December 31. A hand-dug fireline will be installed around the prairie. Encroaching Douglas-fir less than 12" diameter at breast height (DBH) that are not killed in the prescribed burn will be felled or girdled using chainsaws between September 16 and January 31. French broom and Himalayan blackberry will be removed using weed wrenches and shovels. Conditions have been incorporated in the project design to protect wildlife resources, sensitive species, cultural resources and unstable areas.

Contact Information
Amber Transou
California Department of Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502-2006

Phone : (707) 445-6547 x14
atransou@parks.ca.gov

Location

Counties
Humboldt

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of minor alterations in the condition of land, water, and/or vegetation that do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes and is included as "prescribed burns to restore native vegetation, reduce fuel loads, and control invasive exotic or alien species" and "resource management projects" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.

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