Rare Plant Test Plots


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Rare Plant Test Plots
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Remove non-native ice plant at Glass Beach Headlands in MacKerricher State Park to monitor and assess the recovery of native coastal vegetation, including rare plants. Work will insert wooden stakes to delineate test plots, take GPS pints to map each plot, remove non-native ice plant by hand from ten 2.5m X 2.5m plots and spray herbicide on ice plant within two 3m X 3m plots. Each plot will be surveyed once per month through August 2010 to document changes in rare plant species and cover.

Contact Information

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


Other Location Info
Glass Beach Headlands, MacKerricher State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15301, 04 & 6 - Class 1, 4, & 6
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing public structures, facilities, or topographical features, involving no expansion of use beyond current levels, the minor public alteration in the condition of land and/or vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and the basic data collection, which will not result in a serious or major disturbance to an environmental resource included as "experimental resource management" in the Department of Parks and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.

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