City of Newman Urban Tree Planting Project

Summary

SCH Number
2011038318
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
City of Newman Urban Tree Planting Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project, to be carried out by the City of Newman involves planting 157 trees throughout the City of Newman. It is anticipated that this project will commence in April of 2011 and be completed by March 2013. Trees will be native and non-native ornamentals that have been selected for their disease resistance, adaption to the urban landscape, shade capacity, and minimal litter production. Trees will be planted using 15 gallons commercial stock. All trees will be planted, staked and tied, watered and maintained in accordance with the California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection Guidelines.

Contact Information
Darla Mills
City of Newman
1234 E. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93710-4109

559 243-4109

Location

Counties
Stanislaus

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Class 4, Sec. 15304
Reasons for Exemption
This project involves minor alterations to land and vegetation including the planting of new landscaping trees. As this is a heavily disturbed urban environment there is a low likelihood of impacting any significant biological resources. CDF finds that the proposed activities will pose less than significant impact to the environmental including cultural, historic, and biological resources.
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