Non-Native Plant Removal


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Non-Native Plant Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Conduct exotic, non-native plant removal to protect natural resource values in Cowell Ranch State Park. Removal will involve the application of herbicides, including transline, milestone, and glyphosphate and surfactants in designated areas containing infestations. Herbicide application will control the spread of non-native thistle species, fennel, Himalayan blackberry, tree of heaven, and other exotic species.

Contact Information

Stephen Bachman
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Contra Costa

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Sec 15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation that will not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; included as "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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