Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park Tree Planting


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park Tree Planting
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Planting 11 trees on the grounds of the Bidwell Mansion SHP to rehabilitate the historic landscape. Work will excavate holes up to 14 inches deep. The soil from the planting holes will be archaeologically screened in 6" depth increments and a report detailing archaeological findings will be produced. The plant size range from bare root seedling to 15 gallon containers. For small seedlings, a protective 3-4' tall, 2-3' diameter cylinder of 3/4" mesh black plastic fencing will be attached on the outside of three, 3' tall orchard stakes (2" diameter wood) buried no deeper than 12", around each seedling. The tree species and planting locations are consistent with the approved Landscaping Plan.

Contact Information

Michael Fehling
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Bidwell Mansion SHP

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 4,31; S: 15304, 15331
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of minor public alterations in the condition of land, and vegetation which does not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees and limited to the maintenance, rehabilitation, restoration, preservation, conservation or reconstruction of historical resources, in a manner consistent with the Secretary of Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitation, Restoring and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1195), Weeks and Grimmer.

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