Removal of Gorse and Broom Plants


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Removal of Gorse and Broom Plants
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove invasive gorse (Ulex europaeus) and Scot's broom Cytisus scoparius plants at Jug Handle State Reserve in order to restore native habitat . Removal methods will include cutting mature plants to ground level with power and hand tools and treating cut stems and small plants with triclopyr herbicide. Cut stems will be collected into piles by using a rubber-wheeled all-terrain vehicles.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Jug Handle State Reserve

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 - Class 4
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, and is listed as resource management and control of exotic species under the Department's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR Section 15300.4.

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