Friends of the Urban Forest Urban Tree Planting, Care, and Education

Summary

SCH Number
2011038319
Lead Agency
Forestry and Fire Protection, Department of (Cal Fire)
Document Title
Friends of the Urban Forest Urban Tree Planting, Care, and Education
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
This project, to be carried out by the Friends of the Urban Forest involves planting 1000 trees throughout the City and County of San Francisco. 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
James Scheid
Cal Fire
555 Northgate Drive, Suite 220 Mailbox 8
San Rafael, CA 94903

415 265-9059

Location

Cities
San Francisco
Counties
San Francisco

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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