Habitat Restoration

Summary

SCH Number
2010128032
Lead Agency
Parks and Recreation, Department of (California Department of Parks and Recreation)
Document Title
Habitat Restoration
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
Approximately 3.84 acres of Anza Borrego Desert State Park wilderness area will be restored along a 3.14 mile long linear damaged feature (previously bulldozed road). Small equipment and hand tools will be used by crews to excavate planting locations and install irrigation. Excavation of up to 36 inches for individual twelve inch plantings and movement of soil in widths up to 15 feet for topographic restoration may occur in various locations along the linear disturbance. Staging areas will be confined to previously disturbed areas and will be restored upon completion of project. Temporary installation of water tanks and other irrigation distribution equipment may be necessary at various previously disturbed locations via air transport to avoid any further vehicle impacts.

Contact Information
James C. Dice
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Colorado Desert District 200 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5005

760 767-4037

Location

Counties
San Diego
Other Location Info
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Hwy 78 and Borrego Springs Road

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15333 Class 33
Reasons for Exemption
No potential for significant impacts to the environment is anticipated in compliance with Section 15300.2. Project does not exceed five acres and will assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, and protection of habitat for plants and wildlife.
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