Parks and Recreation, Department of
(California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Conduct subsurface soil testing at the Day Use Area within Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park. With a shovel and 4 inch diameter hand auger, dig up to 30 excavation pits to a depth of approximately 3.5 feet long and wide by 2.5 feet deep. Use a hand auger to test 30 sites outside of the excavation pits to a depth of approximately 2.5 feet. Refill each auger hole and excavation pit once testing is completed. The purpose of testing is to evaluate subsurface soil composition for the design of a proposed accessibility project to upgrade existing and install new accessible public day use facilities. The accessibility project will be evaluated in a separate environmental document.
DPR-approved standard project requirements have been incorporated into the Subsurface Soil Test Project. A list of project-specific project requirements can be viewed by contacting the environmental coordinator listed below.
Project consists of minor public alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and consists of basic data collection and resource evaluation activities which do not result in serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource; included as "archaeological investigations by Department staff" in the Department of Parks and Recreation list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR § 15300.4.