Sudden Oak Death Vegetation Treatment

Summary

SCH Number
2010128003
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Sudden Oak Death Vegetation Treatment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Remove all diseased live and dead trees within the Azalea campground loop at Hendy Woods State Park to eradicate Phytophthora ramorum, the pathogen that causes sudden oak death (SOD). Cut down approximately 175 small tanoak and bay trees and treat stumps with a surface application of glyphosate herbicide to control resprouting and potential future infestation. Burn infected wood in an open bottom incinerator that is temporarily placed on a level surface within the campground.

Contact Information
Renee Pasquinelli
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Mendocino District 12301 N Hwy 1 - Box 1
Mendocino, CA 95460

707 937-5721

Location

Counties
Mendocino
Other Location Info
Hendy Woods State Park

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15303, 15304 - Class 3 & 4
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the location of limited numbers of new, small facilities or structures; minor alterations in the condition of land and/or vegetation which do not involve removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees except for forestry purposes; and is included as "installation of park facilities such as fencing" and "resource management projects" on the Department of Parks and Recreations' list of exempt activities, in accordance with CCR section 15300.4.
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