Wilder Ranch Grasslands Maintenance


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Wilder Ranch Grasslands Maintenance
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove and trim invasive Douglas-fir trees encroaching into 28 grassland meadows throughout Wilder Ranch State Park. Douglas-fir trees have encroached in the absence of frequent fire. Project to maintain the historic extent of coastal grassland areas. Encroaching trees to be removed with loppers, hand saws and chainsaws and will be stacked into piles to be burned. Project will be conducted consistent with the park's adopted prescribed burn plan, which was previously evaluated under CEQA (State Clearinghouse #2004088600, file August 31, 2004).

Contact Information

Victor Roth
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Wilder Ranch State Park

Notice of Exemption

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

Disclaimer: The document was originally posted before CEQAnet had the capability to host attachments for the public. To obtain the original attachments for this document, please contact the lead agency at the contact information listed above. You may also contact the OPR via email at state.clearinghouse@opr.ca.gov or via phone at (916) 445-0613.

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