Restoration of Burrowing Owl Habitat


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Restoration of Burrowing Owl Habitat
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The project will install artificial burrow nest boxes for burrowing owls in order to restore natural habitat. The boxes will be installed at a depth of 2 to 3 feet. The design follows recommendations by US Fish and Wildlife Service (2006). The boxes and tunnels will be made of wood (or plastic), 18 in. x 18 in. x 22 in. The trenches will be dug by hand or using a backhoe. The boxes will be buried with native soil and the surface restored to a natural appearance. Small wooden perches will be installed near the burrows.

Contact Information

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


Los Angeles
Other Location Info
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

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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