Historic Apple Orchard Programmatic Maintenance Plan


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Historic Apple Orchard Programmatic Maintenance Plan
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Develop and implement a multiyear maintenance plan for a historic apple orchard at Palomar Mountain State Park, in accordance with Orchard Inventory, Stabilization, and Preservation Maintenance tasks as defined by the National Park Service (Fruitful Legacy, Susan Dolan, National Park Service, 2009). Tasks to be completed will include: * Remove encroaching vegetation and debris; remove dead wood; complete needed irrigation repairs for restoration trees; repair tree cavities where possible; use paint to prevent sun scald where necessary; water sprouts and suckers; provide protection from wildlife such as deer. & Complete winter and summer pruning in accordance with ANSI and University of California Extension Tree Pruning Standards and the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for the Treatment of Historic Landscapes, apply dormant oil spray if needed, manage ground cover to less than 6 inches height, apply nutritional mulch, monitor for serious pests and diseases and treat if exceed acceptable infestations, thin fruit during "June Drop," harvest fruit when appropriate, maintain irrigation on restoration varieties until not needed, continue propagation of historic trees with scions on rootstock, conserve live wood for germplasm.

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

Phone : (760) 767-4315


San Diego
Other Location Info
Palomar Mountain State Park, Highway S-7 and Doane Valley Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15331 - Class 31
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated in compliance with Section 15300.2.

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