Schmidbauer Forest Acquisition


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Arcata, City of (City of Arcata)
Document Title
Schmidbauer Forest Acquisition
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
Purchase of two parcels totaling 22 acres from George Schmidbauer. Parcels will be added to the 175 acre Sunny Brae Forest in the City of Arcata for habitat protection, education, research and passive public use.

Contact Information
Larry Oetker
City of Arcata
736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521

Phone : (707) 822-5955


Parcel #
500-032-006; 500-022-004

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 25, Sec. 15325
Reasons for Exemption
The project consists of acquisition of land for fish and wildlife conservation proposes. The lands will become part of the Sunny Brae Forest and be managed as a sustainable forest that includes protection for riparian and other sensitive areas and associated wildlife. The acquisition will promote public access to the Sunny Brae forest and maintain the lands in their natural state. The proposed acquisition will rezone the property from residential status to Public Facility (Natural Resources).

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