Repair Footbridge in the Pygmy Forest


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Repair Footbridge in the Pygmy Forest
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Repair existing flood damaged footbridge in the Pygmy Forest at Van Damme State Park by replacing the wooden support structure and sections of wooden handrail and decking. The bridge will not be moved from its original alignment. Work will be conducted outside of the Little River channel only. Materials and equipment will be carried to and from the remote project location by hand and along the existing trail system. Work will be conducted according to, but not limited to, California Department of Fish and Game conditions. No power tools will be used on-site between February 1 and September 15 to avoid noise disturbance to northern spotted owls and marbled murrelets. No cultural resources will be impacted by this project.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Van Damme State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Section 15302
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of replacement or reconstruction of an existing structure, where the new structure will have substantially the same purpose, in accordance with CCR §15300.4.

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