Sandhills Restoration


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
Sandhills Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Rehabilitate an existing 250 yard portion of an abandoned one mile long road sited within the sandhills habitat of H. Cowell Redwoods State Park to restore natural drainage and arrest sever erosion. Project will install approximately seven (7) buried checkdams, backfill, and recontour existing gullies and restore the natural topography of the project area. Additional work within the construction footprint will lop, remove; stockpile, and scatter vegetation over the project area and replant all disturbed areas with local native manzanita after the winter rains following project completion.

Contact Information

Victor Roth
Agency Name
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Cruz
Other Location Info
Graham Hill Road area near Lockwood Lane

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
C: 1,4; S: 15301,15304
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor alteration of existing public facilities or topographic features involving no expansion of use beyond that existing at the time of the lead agency's determination and minor alterations in the condition of land and vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes; included as a "resource management project" in the California Department of Park and Recreation's list of exempt activities in accordance with CCR Section 15300.4.

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