Restoration Desert Tortoise Habitat


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Restoration Desert Tortoise Habitat
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Habitat will be restored in selected areas at Red Rock Canyon State Park in order to reestablish native vegetation, stop erosion on steep slopes, protect native wildlife including Threatened desert tortoise, and prevent further damage from vehicle trespass. Restoration sites include closed vehicle routes, eroded hill climbs, illegal camping areas, and vehicle trespass routes. Veritical mulching will be installed, which consists of planting branches of dead trees and shrubs. These newly planted "shrubs" mimic natural vegetation and blend into the landscape, disguising trespass routes.

Contact Information

Russ Dingman
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Red Rock Canyon State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304 -Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees.

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