Cookson Ranch Sudden Oak Death Treatment


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California
Document Title
Cookson Ranch Sudden Oak Death Treatment
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Cutting of tanoak and California bay trees and shrubs that are infected with Phytopthora ramorum, or within an area of approximately 100 meters from infected material. P.ramorum, also known as Sudden Oak Death, was confirmed in this isolated area and treatment is proposed to check the rapid spread of the disease. Trees cut will not be used for commercial purposes. Branch and leaf materials created will be chipped on-site, or burned at existing burn pile sites under permit.

Contact Information
Yana Valachovic
University of California Cooperative Extension
5630 South Broadway
Eureka, CA 95503

Phone : (707) 445-7351


Other Location Info
Blue Lake (nearest, 10 mi SW)

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
15304(i) - Class 4
Reasons for Exemption
Minor public or private alteration in the condition of vegetation. Infected trees and primary host species within a 100 meter buffer are to be removed, with branches and filiage disposal by chipping or pile burning.

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