Hazardous Redwood Tree Removal

2 Documents in Project

Summary

SCH Number
2010078246
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Hazardous Redwood Tree Removal
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Remove a large, approximately 160 year old, 130 foot tall Giant Sequoia Redwood tree located at Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park to protect visitors from being injured if the tree falls. Remove tree trunk and limbs in sections using heavy equipment and then remove debris from the park. Cut the trunk as close to the ground surface as possible and grind the stump to remove it. The tree will be replanted in the future as part of an ongoing historic landscape restoration.

Contact Information
Laura Westrup
California Department of Parks and Recreation
1416 Ninth Street P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

530 538-2213

Location

Counties
Butte
Other Location Info
Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Emergency Project
Type, Section or Code
15269(b) and (c)
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of specific actions necessary to prevent or mitigate an emergency.
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